SCHIZOPHRENIA - TRUE or FALSE MENTAL ILLNESS WORK SHEET

true or false mental illness worksheet - schizophrenia and mood disorders

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Myths and Facts of Mental Illness Worksheet
True or False?
Mental retardation is a type of mental illness
Psychiatric disorders are not true medical illnesses like heart disease and diabetes
Mental illness has a physical cause and is not the result of bad parenting
People with a severe mental illness such as schizophrenia, are often dangerous and violent
Men are 100% more likely to develop schizophrenia than women
You are twice as likely to develop schizophrenia living in a city than living in the country
Depression results from changes in brain chemistry
Schizophrenia means split personality
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) formerly known as `shock treatment' is painful and barbaric
The risk of schizophrenia in the general population is about 1%
The children of women exposed to famine during the first 3 months of pregnancy are more
likely to develop schizophrenia
Older men are more likely to father children that develop bipolar disorder
Bipolar affective disorder is characterised by frequent mood swings
Stress causes mental illness
There is a 1 in 20 chance of developing mental health problems during your lifetime

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