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How badass is your knowledge of mental health Humans only use 10% of their brain 1. Have you seen Lucy? 2. True 3. False A person's brain determines how they experience the world around them. The brain weighs about 3 pounds and contains around 100 billion neurons — cells that carry information. The 10% myth...

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How badass is your knowledge of mental health

Drug therapy, behavior therapy, and psychotherapy are often used to treat mental illness. Which of the below treatments is NOT used as a complementary therapy?

1. A healthy diet
2. Daily structure
3. Radiation therapy
4. Exercise

Only women have eating disorders.

1. No, not at all
2. Yes, very true

There is often a misconception that eating disorders are primarily a “young, thin female” problem, an 'unafrican' problem as shown in movies and that the other gender, other races, ethnicities, and cultures do not struggle with the disorder. This can often make it difficult for individuals to enter eating disorder treatment if they do not fit this image.

Smelling chocolate can help you feel relaxed

1. False
2. Very true

It increases Theta waves in your brain which triggers relaxation)

Humans only use 10% of their brain

1. False
2. Have you seen Lucy?
3. True

A person's brain determines how they experience the world around them. The brain weighs about 3 pounds and contains around 100 billion neurons — cells that carry information. The 10% myth is often incorrectly attributed to 19th-century psychologist William James, who proposed that most of our mental potential goes untapped. But he never specified a percentage. Albert Einstein—a magnet for misattribution of quotes—has also been held responsible. Obviously, this is bad news for anyone hoping to find the secret to becoming a genius overnight. The good news, though, is that hard work still works. You can build brainpower by regularly working at challenging mental tasks, such as playing a musical instrument, doing arithmetic, solving puzzles or reading books.

Acousticophibia is a fear of what?

1. Noise
2. Stage lights
3. Silence
4. Guitar Strings

Acousticophobia is the fear of noise. People who have this phobia either have a fear of hearing noises in general or they might fear a specific noise, such as yelling, whistling, guns, etc. The origin of the word acoustico is Greek (meaning to hear ) and phobia is Greek (meaning fear).

One can be suicidal and not depressed

1. I don't know
2. Absolutely impossible
3. Very correct

Suicidal ideation can occur when a person feels they are no longer able to cope with an overwhelming situation. This could stem from financial problems, death of a loved one, a broken relationship, sexual abuse, or a devastating heartbreak, debilitating illness, or mental illness. However, not all people who feel suicidal have a mental illness or suffer from depression.

People with mental illness often also have this

1. A relative with mental illness
2. violent behaviors
3. mental retardation
4. no chance for recovery

The following but one are not proper coping mechanisms

1. Overspending because you have to spoil yourself, yunno
2. waving your hands like you just don't care
3. Mindfulness and meditation
4. Stopping your medications when you feel like it

What is SAD?

1. Some African Disease
2. Seasonal affective disorder
3. Capital letters of 'sad'
4. Seasonal automated depression

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that's related to changes in seasons — SAD begins and ends at about the same times every year. If you're like most people with SAD, your symptoms start in the fall and continue into the winter or cold months, sapping your energy and making you feel moody. Treatment for SAD may include light therapy (phototherapy), medications and psychotherapy.

John has a lifelong history of getting into trouble. He lies, steals, gets into fights, and takes recreational drugs for fun. He never seems to learn from his mistakes and shows no remorse for hurting those around him. Which of the following personality disorders best describes John's presentation?

1. Paranoid
2. Antisocial
3. Sadistic
4. Self-defeating

Antisocial  (Antisocial personality disorder is associated with a chronic history of violating the rights of others and delinquent behavior. This diagnosis was originally developed as a behavioral conceptualization of the concept of psychopathy, a syndrome first identified in criminals. Currently, the two are considered overlapping yet distinct concepts, as the diagnostic criteria for each are not exactly the same.)

1 in 4 people will experience mental illness

1. God forbid bad thing
2. True
3. False

One in four people in the world will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives. Around 450 million people currently suffer from such conditions, placing mental disorders among the leading causes of ill-health and disability worldwide.

Schizophrenic symptoms includes all but one

1. Social withdrawal
2. Hallucination
3. Biting school children
4. Unawareness of illness

The following symptoms of Schizophrenia are a few of these:
Unawareness of illness - as the hallucinations and delusions seem so real for patients, many of them may not believe they are ill. They may refuse to take medication for fear of side effects, or for fear that the medication may be poison, for example.

Social withdrawal - when a patient with schizophrenia withdraws socially, it is often because they believe somebody is going to harm them.

Hallucinations - hearing voices is much more common than seeing, feeling, tasting, or smelling things which are not there, however, people with schizophrenia may experience a wide range of hallucinations.

Insomnia can be described as the inability to...

1. Fart
2. Stay awake
3. Sleep
4. Swallow hot food

Omphalophobia is the fear of what?

1. Human beings
2. Belly Buttons
3. People who talk too much
4. Fallopian tubes

Coulrophobia is the fear of what?

1. Cold rooms
2. Hospitals
3. Clowns
4. cinemas

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2 Comments
  1. Avatar ifeoluwaajayifunmi

    Yeah, finally got them all right. On the 2nd try too

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