This information gathered for this quiz comes from Psychology 101, Chapter 9: Psychopathology.

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Respond to the following items with either true or false.  When
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1.

Diagnosis
of mental illness is made using a text called the Diagnostic and
Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.
   
True
   
False

2.

The
five Axis system of diagnosis means that every one diagnosed with a
mental disorder must have at least five symptoms of that disorder..
   
True
   
False

3.

Substance dependence is simply the use of a
substance to the point that it has a negative impact ion your life..
   
True
   
False

4.

People
with schizophrenia have at least two distinct personalities.

   
True
   
False

5. 

Persistent
depressive symptoms that are mild and last for years are likely
diagnosed as Dysthymic disorder.
   
True
   
False

6.

PTSD
is the only anxiety disorder that requires a specific event to occur prior
to making a diagnosis.
   
True
   
False

7.

Multiple
occurrences of panic attacks can lead to a disorder known as agoraphobia..
   
True
   
False

8.

Personality
disorders are coded on Axis III unless they are first diagnosed in
childhood.
   
True
   
False

9.

Trichotillomania
refers to a disorder marked by the tendency to cause physical pain to
oneself through hair pulling, cutting, scratching, or hitting.
   
True
   
False

10.

A
main reason people don’t overcome depression has more to do with the
stigma of seeking help than the treatment options available.
   
True
   
False


 



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