1. What's the most common mental illness in the United States?
Anxiety disorders affect 40 million people every year, making them the most common forms of mental illness in the US.
Which of the following is true of Major Depressive Disorder?
Major Depressive Disorder is also a factor in most suicides.
What's the most common anxiety disorder in the US?
Approximately 15 million Americans struggle with social anxiety.
About how many Americans die annually from suicide?
The number is closest to 47,000, which is disturbing in that it has risen by more than 10% over the past five years.
Which is NOT a diagnostic criteria of PTSD?
Other criteria include an exaggerated startle response, depersonalization, and anger.
Which substance is the deadliest in terms of number of lives lost annually?
Tobacco kills more than 450,000 Americans every year, more than 4 times the number of alcohol-related deaths and 25 times more than the number of deaths caused by heroin.
What's the most common personality disorder, affecting approximately 4% of the population?
Borderline Personality is far more prevalent in women than men and is the most common personality disorder in the US.
Which of the following is NOT characteristic of Bipolar Disorder?
Paralysis is not typically associated with Bipolar Disorder.
Which is NOT a diagnosis specifically for children?
Antisocial Personality Disorder as a diagnosis intended to be used with adults only. The other three are primarily diagnosed in children.
Which mental disorder is NOT treatable?
All mental disorders are treatable in one way or another.