Depression Basics - How much do you know?

Question 1 of 5

Which of the following statements is true

ADepression is one of the most common psychiatric disorders, and it can be treated.
BDepression is rare, and effective treatment is just as rare.
CDepression is one of the most common psychiatric disorders, but effective treatment is extremely rare.
ADepression is one of the most common psychiatric disorders, and it can be treated.
BDepression is rare, and effective treatment is just as rare.
CDepression is one of the most common psychiatric disorders, but effective treatment is extremely rare.
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Question 2 of 5

Are there different types of depression

ANo, you're either depressed or happy.
BYes, there's depression and bipolar disorder.
CYes, there are several types of depression including major depression, dysthymia, and seasonal affective disorder.
ANo, you're either depressed or happy.
BYes, there's depression and bipolar disorder.
CYes, there are several types of depression including major depression, dysthymia, and seasonal affective disorder.
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Question 3 of 5

Which of the following is NOT a symptom of depression

ATrouble sleeping or excessive sleeping.
BFeeling sad.
CExtreme difficulty concentrating.
ATrouble sleeping or excessive sleeping.
BFeeling sad.
CExtreme difficulty concentrating.
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Question 4 of 5

Which of the following statements is correct

ADepression and sleep disorders are totally unrelated.
BSleep abnormalities are an integral part of depression.
CSleep disorders have a slight impact on depression in some people.
ADepression and sleep disorders are totally unrelated.
BSleep abnormalities are an integral part of depression.
CSleep disorders have a slight impact on depression in some people.
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Question 5 of 5

Which of these statements about recognizing and diagnosing depression is correct

ARecognizing and diagnosing depression is easy.
BDepression is easily recognized by depressed people themselves.
CDiagnosing depression can be tricky. Patients are often unable to sense or admit their depression.
ARecognizing and diagnosing depression is easy.
BDepression is easily recognized by depressed people themselves.
CDiagnosing depression can be tricky. Patients are often unable to sense or admit their depression.
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