Pica Disorder: Definition, Symptoms & Treatment


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About 50% of patients with _____ deficiency experience pica-related behaviors.

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1. What is the requirement for pica disorder diagnosis?

2. All of the following can be side effects of pica disorder except:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will check your understanding of what pica disorder is and what is required for a diagnosis. Topics you need to know to pass the quiz include causes and side effects of the disorder.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you will be quizzed on:

  • Requirements for pica disorder diagnosis
  • Side effects of this disorder
  • Causes of pica disorder diagnosis
  • Some of the cravings as a result of the disorder

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow you to practice the following skills:

  • Information recall: access the knowledge you've gained regarding pica disorder
  • Reading comprehension: ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on pica disorder symptoms and treatment
  • Knowledge application: use your knowledge to answer questions about cravings seen in pica disorder

Additional Learning

To learn more about this disorder, review the accompanying lesson on Pica Disorder Symptoms and Treatment. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Defines pica disorder
  • Covers causes of pica disorder
  • Explains symptoms of the disorder
  • Covers treatments for pica disorder