Test Your Knowledge On Mental Health!

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Test Your Knowledge On Mental Health!

Did you know that mental disorders is diagnosed most often in developed countries out of all other diseases. Can you identify some mental disorders as well as their symptoms and causes? If so, then this quiz is for you! If not, then don't worry, because this quiz will teach you all about some mental disorders!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Psychologist Theodore Millon identified four adult subtypes of avoidant personality disorder. Which subtype has the following characteristics: intensely wary and suspicious, alternately panicky, terrified, edgy, high-strung?
    • A. 

      Self-deserting

    • B. 

      Hypersensitive

    • C. 

      Phobic

    • D. 

      Conflicted

  • 2. 
    In developed countries, which medical condition is diagnosed most often?
    • A. 

      HIV/AIDS

    • B. 

      Coronary heart disease

    • C. 

      Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

    • D. 

      Mental illness

  • 3. 
    How are mental disorders best treated?
    • A. 

      Shock therapy

    • B. 

      Psychotherapy and medicine

    • C. 

      Only psychotherapy

    • D. 

      There is no treatment

  • 4. 
    Which mental disorder is characterized by reversible amnesia for personal identity, including the memories, personality, and other identifying characteristics of individuality?
    • A. 

      Stockholm syndrome

    • B. 

      Schizoid personality disorder

    • C. 

      Manic episode

    • D. 

      Fugue state

  • 5. 
    What is NOT a symptom of major depressive disorder?
    • A. 

      Muscle tension

    • B. 

      Feelings of worthiness

    • C. 

      Low mood

    • D. 

      Poor concentration

  • 6. 
    What is one of the risk factors of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)?
    • A. 

      Drug abuse

    • B. 

      Older age of the father

    • C. 

      A stress-inducing event

    • D. 

      Exposure to viruses while in the womb

  • 7. 
    At what age is autism usually noticed?
    • A. 

      Before birth

    • B. 

      By 6 months

    • C. 

      By age 3

    • D. 

      Around 10 years old

  • 8. 
    What does someone with bipolar disorder experience?
    • A. 

      The presence of two or more distinct identities or personality states

    • B. 

      Emotional detachment

    • C. 

      Mood swings from one extreme to another

    • D. 

      Exaggerated feelings of self-importance

  • 9. 
    To be diagnosed with schizophrenia, patients must have two of the five symptoms. What is NOT one of these five symptoms?
    • A. 

      Emotional flatness

    • B. 

      Catatonic behavior

    • C. 

      Delusions

    • D. 

      Inability to concentrate

  • 10. 
    If someone is scared and unable to leave their home, which mental disorder do they most likely suffer from?
    • A. 

      Schizophrenia

    • B. 

      Agoraphobia

    • C. 

      Nightmare disorder

    • D. 

      Histrionic personality disorder (HPD)