The Basics
Schizophrenia
Anxiety Disorders
GAD/SAD
PTSD/Panic Attacks

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Mental illnesses do not come about because of how this person raised you.
your mother

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What is one key symptom a person with schizophrenia experiences?
hallucinations, delusions, disorganized thinking, paranoia

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What is the most common mental illness in Canada?
anxiety

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What does GAD stand for?
generalized anxiety disorder

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What does PTSD stand for?
post traumatic stress disorder

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What is "stigma"?
when a person had been negatively labelled in some way

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If you are concerned that someone has schizophrenia, what should you encourage them to do?
See a doctor

200

What is anxiety?
a feeling of apprehension or fear, often without understanding the source of it

200

What is social anxiety disorder?

The fear of people judging you or constantly evaluating you. 

The fear of situations that involve other people.

200

What is a specific situation that might cause PTSD in a person?
war, rape, bad accident, serious injury, natural disaster

300

What is mental illness?

disturbances in thinking, feeling and relating - can often cause disruptions in the ability to function in daily life

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In order to be diagnosed with schizophrenia, how long must a person have been experiencing symptoms?
at least 6 months

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How many types of anxiety disorders are there?
6

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How long must you experience symptoms of GAD in order to be diagnosed with the disorder?
6 months / 90 days out of 180

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What is a common trigger of a panic attack?
Worrying about having a panic attack

400

Who are two celebrities that suffer from mental illness?
teacher to determine if answer is correct :)

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What is one treatment for schizophrenia?
medication, CBT, psychological therapy

400

How many teens will suffer from an anxiety disorder between the ages of 13-18?
1/5 to 1/4

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What are two other disorders that often exist in teens who struggle with GAD?

eating disorders, substance abuse, depression, ADHD, other anxiety disorders

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What are 2 PHYSICAL sensations that would accompany a panic attack?

sweating, trembling, racing heart, shortness of breath, feeling of choking, chest pain, nausea, tingling, chills, hot flashes

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What are 3 of the 4 Ds that determine if a person has a disorder?
danger, distress, dysfunction, deviance

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What are two triggers or causes of schizophrenia?
genetics, marijuana use as a teen, birth trauma

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What are the three pillars of anxiety?
uncertainty, fear/perceived danger, loss of control

500

How many Canadians will have an anxiety disorder at some point in their lives?
25%

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What are two thoughts you might have if you experience a panic attack?

I'm dying, I have to get out of here, I feel trapped, I'm going crazy, something terrible is about to happen