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Homework Help: Health: Help for Mental and Emotional Disorders

Posted by Jman on Friday, October 26, 2012 at 1:53pm.

I really need help with this! I don't have a textbook, but I have an online book, but my computer won't open it. My teacher is not answering his phone. So I have no idea what the answers might be. Please help me!


1. A disorder in which intense anxiety or fear keeps a person from functioning normally

a. schizophrenia
b. phobia
c. anxiety disorder
d. personality disorder

2. An exaggerated fear of a specific situation

a. personality disorder
b. schizophrenia
c. major depression
d. phobia

3. A severe mental disorder in which people lose contact with reality

a. personality disorder
b. schizophrenia
c. anxiety disorder
d. phobia

4. A psychological condition that affects a person's ability to interact normally with others

a. schizophrenia
b. anxiety disorder
c. major depression
d. personality disorder

5. The intentional taking of one's life

a. suicide
b. major depression
c. anxiety disorder
d. phobia

6. Counseling that seeks to improve troubled family relationships

a. clinical social worker (CSW)
b. family therapy
c. psychologist
d. psychiatrist

7. A licensed, certified mental health professional with a master's degree in social work

a. family therapy
b. psychiatrist
c. psychologist
d. clinical social worker (CSW)

8. A serious mood disorder in which people lose interest in life and can no longer find enjoyment in anything

a. anxiety disorder
b. personality disorder
c. major depression
d. suicide

9. A medical doctor with a specialty in the treatment of mental health problems

a. schizophrenia
b. clinical social worker (CSW)
c. psychologist
d. psychiatrist

10. A mental health professional who is trained and licensed by the state to perform therapy

a. psychologist
b. psychiatrist
c. clinical social worker (CSW)
d. schizophrenia

True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.

11. Personality disorder is an exaggerated fear of a specific situation or object.

a. True
b. False

12. An example of anxiety disorder is panic disorder.

a. True
b. False

13. Schizophrenics are often unable to tell the difference between real events and ones they are imagining.

a. True
b. False

14. A common warning sign of suicide is self-destructive behavior.

a. True
b. False

15. Always assume a person who jokes about suicide is only joking.

a. True
b. False

16. In some instances, teens consider schizophrenia because they cannot handle the pressures they face at home or at school.

a. True
b. False

17. People who are severly depressed have emotional injury.

a. True
b. False

18. SPAN, or the Suicide Prevention Action Network, is an organization that helps teens deal with suicidal thoughts.

a. True
b. False

19. One-on-one therapy is the setting most often used with people entering therapy for the first time.

a. True
b. False

20. In most states, a psychologist is the only mental health professional who can prescribe medications.

a. True
b. False

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