Test your knowledge on mental health disorders

Depression


As part of the DeStress for Success© program, we asked 173 teenagers* what they knew about mental health disorders.

It is now your turn to test your knowledge on mental health disorders! Compare your answers with the participants of the program by clicking on the answer's link.

Then check out if you are right with the expert’s explanations, Dr. Stéphane Kunicki, Head of the Intensive Care Unit at Louis-H. Lafontaine Hospital.

Ready? Let's begin the test!

 

Q.1 Have you ever heard of depression?

Participants' answer*

Did you know?

Depression touches about 10 to 15% of adolescents?

 

Q.2 In your opinion, what is depression?

Participants' answer*

Two main symptoms of depression:

  • Sadness
  • Anhedonia (lack of interest)

Other common symptoms:

  • Tiredness
  • Thoughts of death
  • Lack of self confidence
  • Changes in appetite

 

Q.3 In your opinion, what are the cause of depression?

Participants' answer*

Did you know?

From adolescence onward, two times more girls than boys will be touched by depression?

 

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