Postpartum Depression Quiz

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Postpartum Depression Quiz

For JU Final Class


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Postpartum depression symptoms are similar to ________ symptoms.
    • A. 

      Bipolar Disorder

    • B. 

      Depression unrelated to childbirth

    • C. 

      Anorexia Nervosa

    • D. 

      Borderline Personality

  • 2. 
    Symptoms of postpartum depression include: (choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Euphoria

    • B. 

      Tiredness

    • C. 

      Changes in Diet

    • D. 

      Issues with sleep

    • E. 

      None of these apply

  • 3. 
    Mothers that have experienced postpartum depression in the past have a decreased risk for postpartum depression in the future.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Many nurses find it easy to speak with patients regarding postpartum depression.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Why is postpartum depression commonly a missed or under diagnosed problem?
    • A. 

      Women do not report symptoms

    • B. 

      Providers do not take reports from patients seriously

    • C. 

      Symptoms are masked by common experiences of new mothers (lack of sleep, etc)

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A,B

    • F. 

      A,C

    • G. 

      B,C

    • H. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Education in the hospital include(CHOOSE ALL THAT APPLY) 
    • A. 

      Prenatal education

    • B. 

      Discharge paraphernalia (pamphlets, magnets) with resources

    • C. 

      Dedicated education time at discharge

    • D. 

      Only broaching the subject briefly

  • 7. 
    Including the support person in postpartum depression education creates a barrier to recognizing postpartum depression.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Risk factors for postpartum depression include:(CHOOSE ALL THAT APPLY)
    • A. 

      History of abuse

    • B. 

      Marriage

    • C. 

      History of mental illness

    • D. 

      Concurrent life events

    • E. 

      Giving birth to a male child

    • F. 

      Red hair

  • 9. 
    Removal of the child from the home is a common response to PPD diagnosis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Zoloft is never breastfeeding friendly as a PPD treatment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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