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Drugs Behaviour and Society Study Set 1

Psychology

Quiz 8 :

Psychotherapeutic Drugs: Medication for Mental Disorders

Quiz 8 :

Psychotherapeutic Drugs: Medication for Mental Disorders

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According to Statistics Canada's 2012 report, approximately how many Canadians aged 15 and older reported symptoms of mental illness?
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C

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According to the text, if you live in Canada, what is the likelihood you will have some type of mental health problem in your life?
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According to the text, movies provide an important vehicle to learning about various types of mental illnesses, the people, and their struggles. Which of the following accurately describes a true story of one such person and their journey?
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B

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If you are a Canadian suffering with an addiction, what is the likelihood you will also be diagnosed with a mental health problem?
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How would mental illness rank as a cause of human disability and premature death in Canada?
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In Canada, what are the two most abused drugs for those suffering with a mental health problem?
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Both depressed and manic symptoms appear in the general classification of which disorder?
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According to research studies, what percentage of those seeking help for an addiction also have a mental illness?
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How many criteria are associated with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)?
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What term is used to describe a disorder of thinking when there is a known physical cause?
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The perspective that symptoms of a mental disorder identify a diagnosis that points to a cause and then a cure is referred to in the text as which of the following?
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Which province has the highest rate of hospital stays due to mental illness?
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Which diagnoses is given when there is major disturbance of intellectual and social functioning to the degree that there is a loss of contact with reality?
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Dr. Smith listened carefully to the symptoms John and his family shared. He is confident he knows John's mental disorder. What is the name of the most recent version of the American Psychiatric Association's classification system Dr. Smith will consult?
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John is a 20 year-old Canadian who has just been hospitalized for a mental illness. According to statistics, what will his diagnosis likely be?
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What does research suggest regarding the likelihood of having an anxiety disorder?
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Which structure within the human brain does research suggest serves as a communication hub that signals the presence of a threat and triggers a fear response or anxiety?
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Which of the following describes bipolar disorder?
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Which diagnosis presents with a symptom of overwhelming "checking"?
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Which of the following is important to the development of panic disorders according to Hebb's model of the progression of panic disorder?
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