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Answers to the Mental Illness IQ and Mental Illness Resources

Answers to the Mental Illness IQ and Mental Illness Resources


Trichotillomania is:
The urge to eat excessively
The urge to pluck out your hair — Correct answer
The urge to gamble
The urge to shop

A type of impulse control disorder, causes people to find relief from anxiety or tension and a sense of pleasure from plucking out hair. Find out more about it here.

Which is not a mood disorder?
Major depressive disorder
Bipolar disorder
Schizophrenia — Correct answer

Mood disorders are classified by the presence or absence of manic episodes. Learn more about them here.

Signs of mental illness include:
Change in personality
All of the above — Correct answer

Mental illness can present itself in several different ways arranged into problems with “thinking, feeling, socializing, functioning, problems at home’ and poor self-care.” Learn the major signs here.

ADHD stands for:
Alcohol Dependency and Hallucination Disorder
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder — Correct answer
Adult Dysphasia and Health Disorder

Contrary to popular belief, ADHD can present itself in children and adults. Learn more about ADHD and get support here.

Can alcohol abuse cause depression?
Yes — Correct answer

While some individuals who suffer from depression self-medicate with alcohol, increasing evidence shows that alcohol abuse can actually cause depression.

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