Help in Depression

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1. The average duration of all depressive episodes is ___ weeks.

  a. 2

  b. 10

  c. 15

  d. 20


2. Depression may be caused by ___ imbalance of the brain.

  a. emotional

  b. chemical

  c. molecular

  d. cellular


3. Women experience depression ____ as men.

  a. half as much

  b. twice as much

  c. the same amount

  d. three times as much


4. In men, depression shows itself as ___.

  a. irritability

  b. anger

  c. discouragement

  d. all 3


5. Antidepressants influence the function of ___.

  a. serotonin

  b. norepinephrine

  c. dopamine

  d. all 3


6. In depression, self-care is _________.

  a. essential

  b. not essential

  c. optional

  d. none of the 3


7. The first building block of depressive resilience is _______.

  a. freedom

  b. trust

  c. responsibility

  d. self-control


8. Depression affects _______ aspects of ourselves.

  a. most

  b. no

  c. all

  d. some


9. About half of the depressive episodes are triggered by ___.

  a. stress

  b. food

  c. alcohol

  d. lack of sleep


10. Major depression is a ___ that does not end.

  a. guilt

  b. pessimism

  c. sadness

  d. irritability