Mental Illness Quiz: How Much You Know?

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Mental illness renders a person suffering from it unable to pass through life with the same ability as one who doesn’t have a mental illness. There are different types of illnesses, and each has its tactics of coping or given drugs to help give someone a sense of normalcy. Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses among teens. Take this quiz and see what you understand about most of the illnesses.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What are the factors attribute to good mental health?

    • A.

      Dependent on others

    • B.

      Orientation towards growth and self actualization

    • C.

      Abides to rules to live

    • D.

      Knows his strenghts and limitation

    • E.

      Not able to cope with stress

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Orientation towards growth and self actualization
    C. Abides to rules to live
    D. Knows his strenghts and limitation
    Explanation
    A person's orientation towards growth and self-actualization is an important factor in maintaining good mental health. This means having a mindset focused on personal development, setting goals, and striving to reach one's full potential. Abiding by rules to live is also crucial as it helps create structure and stability in one's life, promoting mental well-being. Additionally, knowing one's strengths and limitations allows for better self-awareness and the ability to make informed decisions. These factors contribute to a positive mindset, resilience, and a sense of purpose, all of which are essential for good mental health.

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  • 2. 

    What is the caused of biological factors in mental illness?

    • A.

      Inmaturation of neural circuits

    • B.

      Consequences of modern urbanisation

    • C.

      Poor development of a child

    • D.

      Genetic Predisposition

    • E.

      Environmental factors, Psychoactive substance dependence

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Inmaturation of neural circuits
    D. Genetic Predisposition
    E. Environmental factors, Psychoactive substance dependence
    Explanation
    Biological factors play a significant role in mental illness. Inmaturation of neural circuits refers to the incomplete development of brain circuits, which can contribute to mental health disorders. Genetic predisposition indicates that certain individuals may be more susceptible to developing mental illness due to inherited genetic factors. Environmental factors, such as traumatic experiences or chronic stress, can also impact mental health. Additionally, psychoactive substance dependence, such as drug or alcohol abuse, can lead to or exacerbate mental health disorders. These factors collectively contribute to the development and manifestation of mental illness.

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  • 3. 

    List the psychological factors affecting mental illness.

    • A.

      Poor parenting and caregiver relationship

    • B.

      Good nurturing and affection from caregivers

    • C.

      Poverty, war and seperation from family

    • D.

      Ilness or death of parents/caregivers

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Poor parenting and caregiver relationship
    C. Poverty, war and seperation from family
    D. Ilness or death of parents/caregivers
    Explanation
    The given answer lists three psychological factors that can affect mental illness: poor parenting and caregiver relationship, poverty, war and separation from family, and illness or death of parents/caregivers. These factors can contribute to the development or exacerbation of mental health issues. Poor parenting and caregiver relationship can lead to emotional neglect or abuse, which can have long-lasting effects on mental well-being. Poverty, war, and separation from family can cause chronic stress and trauma, increasing the risk of mental health problems. The illness or death of parents/caregivers can result in grief, loss, and instability, impacting mental health.

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  • 4. 

    List how social factors affect mental illness.

    • A.

      Overpopulated

    • B.

      Lack of communication and social support

    • C.

      High incidence of violence

    • D.

      Good transportation

    • E.

      Good educational resources

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Overpopulated
    B. Lack of communication and social support
    C. High incidence of violence
    Explanation
    The social factors listed in the answer can affect mental illness in several ways. Overpopulation can lead to increased stress and limited resources, which can contribute to the development or exacerbation of mental health issues. Lack of communication and social support can result in feelings of isolation and loneliness, which are risk factors for mental illness. High incidence of violence in a community can create a hostile and unsafe environment, leading to trauma and mental health issues. Overall, these social factors can contribute to the development and worsening of mental illness.

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  • 5. 

    What are the indications of anxiety behavior?

    • A.

      Palpilation, prespiration and tremors

    • B.

      Respond to certain situations with fear

    • C.

      Violent behavior

    • D.

      Thoughts of suicide

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Palpilation, prespiration and tremors
    B. Respond to certain situations with fear
    Explanation
    The indications of anxiety behavior include palpitation, perspiration, and tremors. These physical symptoms often manifest in individuals experiencing anxiety. Additionally, individuals with anxiety may respond to certain situations with fear, further indicating their anxious behavior. It is important to note that violent behavior and thoughts of suicide are not specific indications of anxiety behavior, but may be associated with other mental health conditions.

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  • 6. 

    Classify the types of Biopolar disorders.

    • A.

      Bioplar Disorder Mixed

    • B.

      Bioplar Disorder Genetic

    • C.

      Bioplar Disorder Manic

    • D.

      Bioplar Disorder Bullemic

    • E.

      Bioplar Disorder Depressed

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Bioplar Disorder Mixed
    C. Bioplar Disorder Manic
    E. Bioplar Disorder Depressed
    Explanation
    The given answer correctly classifies the types of Bipolar disorders. Bipolar Disorder Mixed refers to a condition where individuals experience symptoms of both mania and depression simultaneously. Bipolar Disorder Manic is characterized by episodes of elevated mood, energy, and erratic behavior. Bipolar Disorder Depressed is characterized by episodes of persistent sadness, loss of interest, and low energy. Therefore, the answer includes the three main types of Bipolar disorders.

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  • 7. 

    Possible causes of depression are due to _____

    • A.

      Genetic

    • B.

      Too much or too little chemical in the brain

    • C.

      Abuse of laxatives

    • D.

      Distortion of body image

    • E.

      Stress, loneliness, personality,

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Genetic
    B. Too much or too little chemical in the brain
    D. Distortion of body image
    E. Stress, loneliness, personality,
    Explanation
    The possible causes of depression can be genetic, as certain individuals may have a higher risk of developing depression due to their family history. Additionally, an imbalance of chemicals in the brain, such as serotonin and dopamine, can contribute to depression. Distortion of body image can also be a cause, as negative body image can lead to low self-esteem and depression. Lastly, factors such as stress, loneliness, and personality traits can also play a role in the development of depression.

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  • 8. 

    Name one type of eating disorder.

    Correct Answer(s)
    Anorexia Nervosa
    Bulimia Nervosa
    Explanation
    Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa are both types of eating disorders. However, the question asks for only one type, so the correct answer is Anorexia Nervosa. Anorexia Nervosa is characterized by an intense fear of gaining weight, a distorted body image, and extreme efforts to maintain a low body weight. It often involves severe restriction of food intake and can lead to dangerous levels of weight loss. Bulimia Nervosa, on the other hand, involves episodes of binge eating followed by compensatory behaviors such as purging or excessive exercise.

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  • 9. 

    Annorexia Nervosa is

    • A.

      Self inducing vomiting

    • B.

      Abuse of laxativesabd dieuretics

    • C.

      Individual's gross distortion of body image

    • D.

      Morbid fear of obesity

    • E.

      Refusal to eat

    Correct Answer(s)
    C. Individual's gross distortion of body image
    D. Morbid fear of obesity
    E. Refusal to eat
    Explanation
    Anorexia Nervosa is a psychological disorder characterized by an individual's gross distortion of body image, morbid fear of obesity, and refusal to eat. People with anorexia have a distorted perception of their own body, often seeing themselves as overweight even when they are severely underweight. They have an intense fear of gaining weight and engage in extreme behaviors such as self-induced vomiting, abuse of laxatives and diuretics, and refusal to eat in order to maintain a low body weight.

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  • 10. 

    How do you care for schizophrenia?

    • A.

      No support group

    • B.

      Establish therapeutic caregiver patient relationship

    • C.

      Privacy and digniity

    • D.

      Promotes safely of patient and others

    • E.

      Use therapeutic communication

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Establish therapeutic caregiver patient relationship
    C. Privacy and digniity
    D. Promotes safely of patient and others
    E. Use therapeutic communication
    Explanation
    The correct answer includes multiple strategies for caring for someone with schizophrenia. Establishing a therapeutic caregiver-patient relationship is important in order to build trust and provide effective support. Respecting privacy and dignity is crucial to maintain the individual's sense of self-worth. Promoting the safety of the patient and others is necessary to prevent any harm or potential risks. Finally, using therapeutic communication techniques helps in effective communication and understanding the needs of the individual.

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  • 11. 

    What are the positive symptoms of schizophrenia?

    • A.

      Echoproxia, Perservations

    • B.

      Absence of will

    • C.

      Hallucinations, Delusions

    • D.

      Ideas of reference

    • E.

      Apathy, Ambivalence

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Echoproxia, Perservations
    C. Hallucinations, Delusions
    D. Ideas of reference
    Explanation
    The positive symptoms of schizophrenia refer to the presence of abnormal behaviors or experiences that are not typically seen in healthy individuals. Echopraxia and perseverations are examples of abnormal motor behaviors often observed in individuals with schizophrenia. Hallucinations involve perceiving things that are not actually present, while delusions are false beliefs that are firmly held despite evidence to the contrary. Ideas of reference refer to the belief that neutral events or objects have a personal significance. Therefore, the correct answer includes all of these positive symptoms.

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  • 12. 

    What are the symptoms of depression?

    • A.

      Involves both manic and major depressive episodes

    • B.

      Loss of apetite, interest, confidence and enjoyment

    • C.

      Difficulty in making decisions

    • D.

      Mood is elevated and expansive

    • E.

      Morbid fear of obesity

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Loss of apetite, interest, confidence and enjoyment
    C. Difficulty in making decisions
    Explanation
    The symptoms of depression include a loss of appetite, interest, confidence, and enjoyment. People with depression often experience a decreased desire for food, a lack of interest in activities they once enjoyed, a decrease in self-confidence, and a loss of pleasure or enjoyment in life. Additionally, individuals with depression may have difficulty making decisions, which can further contribute to their overall sense of hopelessness and despair.

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  • 13. 

    Which neurotransmitters are involved in depressive and anxiety disorders?

    • A.

      Serotonin

    • B.

      Norepinephvine

    • C.

      Acetylcholine

    • D.

      Gamma aminobutric acid

    Correct Answer
    A. Serotonin
    Explanation
    Serotonin is involved in depressive and anxiety disorders. It is a neurotransmitter that helps regulate mood, sleep, and appetite. Low levels of serotonin have been linked to depression, while imbalances in serotonin can contribute to anxiety disorders. Medications that target serotonin, such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), are commonly prescribed to treat these conditions.

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  • 14. 

    Which neurotransmitters are involved with psychosis?

    • A.

      Dopamine and serotonin

    • B.

      Norapinephirine and dopamine

    • C.

      Serotonin and acetylcholine

    • D.

      Gamma aminobutric acid and serotonin

    Correct Answer
    A. Dopamine and serotonin
    Explanation
    Dopamine and serotonin are neurotransmitters that are involved with psychosis. Dopamine is known to play a role in regulating mood, motivation, and pleasure, and abnormalities in dopamine levels have been linked to psychotic symptoms. Serotonin, on the other hand, is involved in various functions including mood regulation, sleep, and appetite. Imbalances in serotonin levels have also been associated with psychosis. Therefore, both dopamine and serotonin are important neurotransmitters in the development and manifestation of psychotic symptoms.

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