Depression Basics - How much do you know?

July 31, 2009

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Which of the following statements is true
  1. 1 Depression is one of the most common psychiatric disorders, and it can be treated.
  2. 0 Depression is rare, and effective treatment is just as rare.
  3. 0 Depression is one of the most common psychiatric disorders, but effective treatment is extremely rare.
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  1. 1

    Which of the following statements is true

    Correct Answer: Depression is one of the most common psychiatric disorders, and it can be treated.

  2. 2

    Are there different types of depression

    Correct Answer: Yes, there are several types of depression including major depression, dysthymia, and seasonal affective disorder.

  3. 3

    Which of the following is NOT a symptom of depression

    Correct Answer: Feeling sad.

  4. 4

    Which of the following statements is correct

    Correct Answer: Sleep abnormalities are an integral part of depression.

  5. 5

    Which of these statements about recognizing and diagnosing depression is correct

    Correct Answer: Diagnosing depression can be tricky. Patients are often unable to sense or admit their depression.