A Quiz On Schizophrenia

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A Quiz On Schizophrenia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is Schizophrenia
    • A. 

      A brain disorder

    • B. 

      The result of bad parenting

    • C. 

      A developmental disability

    • D. 

      A character flaw

  • 2. 
    What causes Schizophrenia?
    • A. 

      Chemical imbalance in the brain

    • B. 

      Genetic vulnerability

    • C. 

      Environmental factors

    • D. 

      Smoking marijuana

    • E. 

      All of the above have been linked to the development of Schizophrenia

  • 3. 
    All individuals with Schizophrenia experience the same symptoms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Approximately how many adults (individuals over the age of 18) in America have Schizophrenia?
    • A. 

      600,000

    • B. 

      1.4 million

    • C. 

      2.6 million

    • D. 

      7 million

  • 5. 
    You are more likely to develop Schizophrenia if you have a relative with Schizophrenia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    When are symptoms of schizophrenia most likely to develop?
    • A. 

      Between the ages of 5-15

    • B. 

      Between the ages of 16-30

    • C. 

      Between the ages of 31-45

    • D. 

      Schizophrenia symptoms develop at similar rates throughout the lifespan

  • 7. 
    Schizophrenia is curable.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    People with Schizophrenia are more likely to commit violent crimes than the general population.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Individuals with Schizophrenia have a much higher risk for attempting and completing suicide than the general population.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Schizophrenia occurs at higher rates in developing countries than in industrialized countries.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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