Mental Health: Societal Perspectives


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How have mental health perspectives changed in the last 500 years?

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1. How do mental health perspectives affect the care that patients will receive?

2. How are mental health perspectives different in those of Asian descent versus those of European descent?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessment questions on societal views of mental health are a fast check of how well you know this subject. You will be asked about how race, gender and the media affect mental health views.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on such things as:

  • Change in mental health perspectives in the last 500 years
  • Evolution of care received by patients as related by mental health perspectives
  • Those of Asian descent versus European descent regarding mental health perspectives
  • Race/gender combinations most likely to seek mental health care
  • Media effects on mental health perspectives

Skills Practiced

Use this quiz and worksheet combo to test skills, such as:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding race and gender of those likely to seek mental health care and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how the media affects perspectives on mental health
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify changes over the years in attitudes about mental health

Additional Learning

Learn more on this topic by reviewing the lesson named Mental Health: Societal Perspectives. Information is presented about:

  • Institutionalizing those with poor mental health
  • Types of disorders
  • Stereotypes