Test Your Anxiety IQ

  • If you feel anxious all the time for no reason, you should think about talking with your health care provider.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • Anxiety can also cause physical symptoms.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • A panic attack can cause:

     

    A. Sudden feelings of intense fear

     

    B. Sweating, chills, or hot flashes

     

    C. Trembling or shaking

     

    D. Chest pain or discomfort

     

    E. Fear of dying or losing control

     

    F. All of the above

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  • A panic attack may seem like a heart attack.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a type of anxiety disorder.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • PTSD only happens to war veterans.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • PTSD may occur after:

     

    A. A natural disaster

     

    B. An assault

     

    C. Domestic abuse

     

    D. War

     

    E. Rape

     

    F. All of the above

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  • Feeling driven to do the same action over and over to relieve anxiety may be a sign of:

     

    A. Post-traumatic stress disorder

     

    B. Generalized anxiety disorder

     

    C. Social phobia

     

    D. Panic disorder

     

    E. Obsessive-compulsive disorder

     

    F. All of the above

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  • Social phobia is just another term for shyness.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • Antidepressants can help treat anxiety disorders.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • Medicine is the only effective treatment for anxiety disorders.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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