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2.2 Topic Test
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A common strategy for coping with anxiety, depression, or thoughts of suicide is finding support from people around you.
Healthy ways of coping with stress include developing refusal skills, getting sleep, and planning ahead.
Mental health disorders are not really diseases.
Being able to perform well in a high pressure situation is a natural stress response that releases extra hormones.
Type A personalities are less prone to stress than most people.
Explain the three major causes that contribute to mental health disorders.
Three major causes of mental health disorders are hereditary, emotional, and environmental.
Compare and contrast conduct disorders with personality disorders.
People with conduct disorders disrespect social rules, and personality disorders can't deal with emotions.
Compare and contrast major depression with dysthymia depression.
Dysthymia is a chronic from of depression, and major depression is a from of medical depression.
Change in diet, sleep patterns, and routine are all __________ signs of stress.
What are the key signs of stress affecting mental health?
-Change in social behavior.
Stress can affect the circulatory system by causing headaches, heart attacks, strokes, and diabetes.
Once the cause of stress has been identified, there are no behaviors that can lessen the effect of or eliminate the stress.
Explain how relaxing and/or laughing helps to reduce stress.
It relives tension
Which of the following statements BEST describes paranoid schizophrenia?
A.includes aggressive and destructive behaviors
B.involves laying motionless for hours
C.includes having illusions and hallucinations
D.none of the above
According to the lecture, all of the following are examples of environmental factors that influence mental health disorders EXCEPT:
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