Depression Management - Qp6

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Depression Management Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Depression has always been looked upon as rather a mysterious condition and identifying the factors which would seem to be the root-cause is the only problem.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Depression should be suspected if -  (Select three)
    • A. 

      There is a sudden change in mood, behaviour or general ability to work, relax or mix

    • B. 

      Someone starts to sleep deeply and becomes irritable

    • C. 

      A person finds it difficult to laugh or enjoy the things that formerly interested and stimulated him or her

    • D. 

      Someone seems to be 'out of sorts,' unhappy, lacking in zest, or begins to drink heavily and frequently,

  • 3. 
    If such a state persists for more than ______, then it is inappropriate to remain silent.
    • A. 

      A week

    • B. 

      A week or two

    • C. 

      A month

    • D. 

      A month or two

  • 4. 
    Many depressed people avoid social contact and withdraw into themselves, unable to handle the give-and-take of human relationships.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The first and simplest piece of advice for someone worried about becoming depressed is not to bottle things up.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A depressed person can be helped to cope by it being suggested that he or she seeks alternative activities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    It is important not to underestimate the relief that can occur when help is offered.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Whatever the therapeutic approach to depression, the two elements required of any professional involved in the treatment of depressed individuals are -  (Select the correct statement)
    • A. 

      A basic knowledge of the condition and a profound desire to help

    • B. 

      A thorough knowledge of the condition and a profound desire to help

    • C. 

      A thorough knowledge of the condition and a petty desire to help

    • D. 

      A basic knowledge of the condition and a petty desire to help

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