SCHIZOPHRENIA - TRUE or FALSE MENTAL ILLNESS WORK SHEET ANSWERS

true or false mental illness work sheet answers - 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
F
Psychiatric disorders are not true medical illnesses like heart disease and diabetes
F
Mental illness has a physical cause and is not the result of bad parenting
T
People with a severe mental illness such as schizophrenia, are often dangerous and violent
F
Men are 100% more likely to develop schizophrenia than women
F (150%)
You are twice as likely to develop schizophrenia living in a city than living in the country
T
Depression results from changes in brain chemistry
T
Schizophrenia means split personality
F (SPLIT MIND)
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) formerly known as `shock treatment' is painful and barbaric
F
The risk of schizophrenia in the general population is about 1%
T
The children of women exposed to famine during the first 3 months of pregnancy are more
likely to develop schizophrenia
T
Older men are more likely to father children that develop bipolar disorder
T
Bipolar affective disorder is characterised by frequent mood swings
F
Stress causes mental illness
T (TRIGGERS EPISODES, CAUSES IT DESIST)
There is a 1 in 20 chance of developing mental health problems during your lifetime
T

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