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How much do you know about mental health? The Staff Health & Wellbeing team at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust have compiled a quiz to help you improve your awareness of mental ...

How much do you know about mental health? The Staff Health & Wellbeing team at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust have compiled a quiz to help you improve your awareness of mental health.

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  • 1. Mental HealthAwareness Quiz
  • 2. How much do you know about mental health? The Staff Health & Wellbeing team at Sandwell and WestBirmingham Hospitals NHS Trust have compiled a quiz to help you improve your awareness of mental health.
  • 3. Depression is a bad mood, astate of mind, not a medical illness
  • 4. False!
  • 5. Only women suffer from eating disorders
  • 6. False!
  • 7. Children don’t getdepression, it’s just part of growing up
  • 8. False!
  • 9. Stress can instigate other health issues
  • 10. Women are more likelythan men to be at risk of depression and/or anxiety, self harm and eating disorders
  • 11. Black Caribbean peopleare more likely than white people to be diagnosed with schizophrenia
  • 12. Individuals from ethnicminorities are more likely to experience poor outcomes from treatment
  • 13. Some people misuse substances as a form of self-medication toalleviate the symptoms of mental health problems
  • 14. Violence is a symptom of schizophrenia
  • 15. False!
  • 16. Recovery from mentalillness is not possible
  • 17. False!
  • 18. A lack of sleep can cause depression
  • 19. People with mental illnessesobtain work and hold down a good job
  • 20. Depression is a choice and a sign of personal weakness
  • 21. False!
  • 22. Drug addiction is a voluntary behaviour andpeople can stop doing drugs if they really want to
  • 23. False!
  • 24. Most people with depression never go to amental health professional
  • 25. Depression causes physical pain
  • 26. Stress and anxiety are the same thing
  • 27. False!
  • 28. Being easily annoyed andunusually irritable can bean emotional warning sign of too much stress
  • 29. Anxiety is always a negative harmful emotion
  • 30. False!