Mental Health Awareness quiz

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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 health.

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Mental Health Awareness quiz

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

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