Mental Distress, Depression & Suicide Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The general term for the psychological and physiological response to any real or imagined disruptions, demands, stimulations, or changes in life is known as:

Question 2 2. Which of these is NOT a problem associated with chronic stress?

Question 3 3. What are the two most common types of mood disorders?

Question 4 4. Fight or flight is a response that occurs during the _____ stage of stress.

Question 5 5. Julia just received the exciting news that she has been accepted to a doctorate program. She then begins to think about all of the details that will be involved in quitting her job and moving halfway across the country to start school in a few short months. Julia is experiencing which of the following?

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Question 6 6. When most people think of depression, they are thinking about which of the following?

Question 7 7. Mood disorders involve:

Question 8 8. Robert recently started a new job. Just as he feels he is starting to get the hang of things, Robert hears that his new employer has issued a hiring freeze and is going to begin laying off individuals in his department following the loss of a large contract. Robert is experiencing which of the following?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is an appropriate coping strategy for dealing with work-related stress?

Question 10 10. The stomach is part of the:

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is a part of the biopsychosocial model of mental disorders?

Question 12 12. The act of an individual taking his own life is known as a/an _____.

Question 13 13. Which of the following would be the most likely cause of long-term stress?

Question 14 14. A mental disorder is also known as a:

Question 15 15. Which of the following are the two likely causes of depressive disorders?

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Question 16 16. Distress is most likely to:

Question 17 17. If a person cannot recover from stress, they may enter the exhaustion phase, which may lead to:

Question 18 18. Which is the BEST definition of a mental disorder?

Question 19 19. Bad stress is:

Question 20 20. A psychological and physiological response to any real or imagined disruption, demand, stimulation, or change in life is known as:

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Question 21 21. What type of stressor is perfectionism?

Question 22 22. Mental disorders can be treated by:

Question 23 23. _____ are natural chemicals produced by the body that help to counter stress.

Question 24 24. Which of these is a depressive disorder?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a type of environmental stressor?

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Question 26 26. A person who thinks that depression should be treated with talk therapy also most likely believes that the cause of depression is _____.

Question 27 27. Bipolar disorder:

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT a good coping strategy for dealing with test anxiety?

Question 29 29. Depression is a type of:

Question 30 30. Epinephrine is released during:

Mental Distress, Depression & Suicide Chapter Exam Instructions

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