Mood Disorders And Suicide

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Chapter 7, Dr. Jones


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  • 1. 
    Dysthymic disorder Periods of normal mood may occur briefly, but they usually last for only a few _________________.
    • A. 

      Days only no more than a week

    • B. 

      Days to a few weeks

    • C. 

      Weeks but no more than 3 months

    • D. 

      Weeks but no more than 1 month

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT a type of depression?
    • A. 

      Major depression

    • B. 

      Manic Depression

    • C. 

      Dysthymia Depression

    • D. 

      All of the above are types of depression

  • 3. 
    What is melancholia?
    • A. 

      A depressive disorder where there is a complete loss of pleasure in almost all or everything.

    • B. 

      A depressive disorder where there is a improvement in symptoms in a short period of time

    • C. 

      A deperssive disorder where there high and low periods.

  • 4. 
    Mandy is an 18-year-old freshman at Middle Tennessee State University. This is her first semester at college and she is having difficulty adjusting to college life. In fact, she doesn’t feel like her normal self and, upon visiting her family last weekend, they noticed a distinct change in her mood. What are some possible signs that Mandy may be suffering from depression?
    • A. 

      She does not feel like eating as much as she normally does.

    • B. 

      She cannot keep her mind focused on her professors’ lectures.

    • C. 

      She overreacts to things.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A & B Only

  • 5. 
    Which depression is NOT a mood disorder?
    • A. 

      Postpartum disorder

    • B. 

      Cyclothymic disorder

    • C. 

      Bipolar disorder

    • D. 

      Major depressive disorder

  • 6. 
    Clinically diagnosable Major depressive disorder presents:
    • A. 

      Very few manic episodes or mixed episode

    • B. 

      During or within a month of substance intoxication or withdrawal

    • C. 

      Occuring exclusively during the course of a chronic psychotic disorder

    • D. 

      Most of every day and for most days for at least 2 weeks

  • 7. 
    Between episodes, a person suffering from a recurrent major mood disorder is essentially normal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The incidence of depression is highest in
    • A. 

      Adulthood

    • B. 

      Adolescence

    • C. 

      Early childhood

    • D. 

      Old age

  • 9. 
    Major depressive episode with melancholic features may include EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      A patient either has lost interest or pleasure in almost all activities

    • B. 

      Inappropriate or excessive guilt

    • C. 

      Early morning awakenings

    • D. 

      Purging

  • 10. 
    The specifier of major depressive episodes with atypical features includes:
    • A. 

      Delusions or hallucinations (usually mood-congruent); feelings of guilt and worthlessness common.

    • B. 

      Three of the following: Early morning awakening, depression worse in the morning, marked psychomotor agitation or retardation, loss of appetite or weight, excessive guilt, qualitatively different depressed mood.

    • C. 

      A range of psychomotor symptoms from motoric immobility to extensive psychomotor activity, as well as mutism and rigidity.

    • D. 

      Mood reactivity—brightens to positive events; two of the four following symptoms: weight gain or increase in appetite, hypersomnia, leaden paralysis, being acutely sensitive to interpersonal rejection.

  • 11. 
    Which is NOT true of double depression?
    • A. 

      Major depression to coexist with dysthymia

    • B. 

      Moderately depressed on a chronic basis then but undergo increased problems from time to time, during which they also meet criteria for a major depressive episode.

    • C. 

      More common in people with dysthymic disorder who never seek treatment

    • D. 

      Nearly all individuals with double depression appear to recover from their major depressive episodes

  • 12. 
    Anhedonia is
    • A. 

      Really hard to pronounce

    • B. 

      The inabililty to experience pleasure,

    • C. 

      Lack of impulse control

    • D. 

      Lack of menstural cycle for 3 or more months

  • 13. 
    Evidence to date suggests that dependent life events play an even stronger role in the onset of major depression than do independent life events
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Karl Abraham (1927), both hypothesized that when a loved one dies, the mourner regresses to the _______ stage of development
    • A. 

      Oral

    • B. 

      Anal

    • C. 

      Latent

    • D. 

      Fetal

  • 15. 
    Theorists in the behavioral tradition developed behavioral theories of depression, proposing that people become depressed when their responses
    • A. 

      No longer produce positive reinforcement

    • B. 

      Their rate of negative reinforcements increases

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      Neither A or B

  • 16. 
    Which statement is NOT true:
    • A. 

      African-Americans are more likely to develop a depressive disorder

    • B. 

      Rates of Unipolar disorders are related to socioeconomic status, Bipolar rates are not

    • C. 

      Artists are more likely to be bipolar

    • D. 

      Individuals in China and Japan do not present guilt or suicidal ideation equivalent to American counterparts

  • 17. 
    Which is NOT part of the Negative Cognitive Triad
    • A. 

      Negative thoughts about self

    • B. 

      Negative thoughts about environment or experiences

    • C. 

      Negative thoughts about the future

    • D. 

      All are a part of the Negative Cognitive Triad

  • 18. 
    What is NOT the most critical dimension on which attributions are made (in terms of the reformulated helplessness theory of depression):
    • A. 

      Internal/external

    • B. 

      Global/specific

    • C. 

      Stable/unstable

    • D. 

      Pessimissim/Optimism

  • 19. 
    School-aged boys are more likely to have a unipolar disorder
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    In Cyclothymic disorder
    • A. 

      More severe mood swings than bipolar disorder

    • B. 

      Less severe mood swings than biopolar disorder

    • C. 

      Similar moods swings with bipolar disorder

    • D. 

      Only manic and normal mood swings

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      Hypomania

    • B. 

      Mania

    • C. 

      Depression

    • D. 

      Bipolar II

  • 22. 
    The fast ideas start coming too fast and there are far too many ... overwhelming confusion replaces clarity ... you stop keeping up with it … memory goes. Infectious humor ceases to amuse. Your friends become frightened ... everything is now against the grain ... you are irritable, angry, frightened, uncontrollable, and trapped.
    • A. 

      Hypomania

    • B. 

      Mania

    • C. 

      Depression

    • D. 

      Bipolar I

  • 23. 
    Cyclothymia is defined as bipolar disorder EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Hypomanic symptoms

    • B. 

      Extreme symptoms

    • C. 

      Duration requirement

    • D. 

      Nothing

  • 24. 
    Who is at the highest risk for suicide attempts?
    • A. 

      Children

    • B. 

      Adolescents 13-17

    • C. 

      Young adults 18-24

    • D. 

      Adults 25-44

  • 25. 
    Being in the recovery phase of depression greatly reduces one's risk of suicide attemps.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    Which age group has the highest number of completed suicides?
    • A. 

      The elderly

    • B. 

      Young adults 18-24

    • C. 

      Adults 24-44

    • D. 

      Children