Reactive depression can take over and make ordinary activities seem difficult and enjoyable ones seem meaningless. How long does this funk, or disorder, last and can anything stop it? We'll question the long and the short of it in our quiz.
Which of the following is NOT the same as reactive depression?
Reactive depression tends to last how long?
for a lifetime
about six months
Who is most likely to have reactive depression?
Who has the highest likelihood of developing long-term mental health issues out of reactive depression?
People with reactive depression tend to do which of the following?
What is the main cause of reactive depression?
Which of these is similar to reactive depression?
post-traumatic stress disorder
Which of these is MOST likely to result in reactive depression?
graduating high school
getting into medical school
How does suicide relate to reactive depression?
Being suicidal is always part of the symptoms.
Some individuals have suicidal thoughts.
Someone with clinical, or major, depression can get reactive depression when:
Their medication wears off.
during stressful events
Never; they already have the worst form of depression.
If reactive depression lingers beyond six months, what happens?
It goes away the seventh month.
It may be diagnosed as chronic depression.
An individual will have to be hospitalized.
Treating reactive depression with medications is:
Using traditional psychotherapy or counseling sessions to treat reactive depression is:
not effective because there isn't time for enough sessions
How soon after a stressful event will reactive depression appear?
within six months
within a year
within three months
Can family life increase the likelihood of situational depression?
No, it depends on the individual.
Yes, it makes a difference.
Yes, it can be hereditary.
Can really good happenings and events lead to reactive depression?
Can you prevent reactive depression?
Can a psychologist provide a prescription to treat reactive depression?
How frequently does reactive depression reoccur or come back?