Depression Management - Qp1

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Depression Management - Qp1


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Research data shows that episodes of depression are beginning at earlier and earlier ages and that childhood depression, once virtually unknown - or at least unrecognised is emerging as a future of the modern scene.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    In children, like adults, medication is not seen as a clear alternative to therapy or preventive education for treating depression.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Depression management is one thing, prevention is another.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The majority of the ______ people who commit suicide in Britain every year suffer from severe depression.
    • A. 

      400

    • B. 

      4000

    • C. 

      40000

  • 5. 
    Depressed individuals, particularly later in their illness, do not often visit their doctor or therapist and declare simply, 'I am depressed.'
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The six psychological symptoms that help to identify the person who is psychiatrically ill from those with simple physical illnesses are -  (Select four)
    • A. 

      Insomnia

    • B. 

      Fasting

    • C. 

      Morbid self-opinion

    • D. 

      Impairment of concentration

    • E. 

      Hopelessness and/or occassional suicidal thoughts

    • F. 

      Loss of interest, including motivation, drive and libido

  • 7. 
    Current evidence suggests that many panic and agoraphobic attacks are not associated with depression.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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