Mental Health and Well-being Finals Exam Reviewer

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What is the third leading cause of death among adolescents 13 through 19 years of age in the United States?

Suicide

Which eating disorder involves the relentless pursuit of a thinner build through starvation?

Anorexia Nervosa

What is the rare event that has increased in recent decades in adolescence?

Suicidal behavior

What is a characteristic of Bulimia Nervosa?

Binge-and-purge pattern

What is the central aspect of good mental health for a child's healthy development?

Emotional wellbeing

What is the third leading cause of death among adolescents 13 through 19 years of age in the United States?

Accidents

Which of the following is a characteristic of Anorexia Nervosa?

Excessive concern about body weight or shape

What is the age group in the United States where suicide is the third leading cause of death?

13-19 years

What is the rare event that has increased in recent decades in adolescence?

Suicidal Behavior

What is the primary method used by individuals with Bulimia Nervosa to purge after a binge-eating episode?

Self-induced vomiting

Study Notes

Eating Disorders and Adolescent Mental Health

  • Suicide is the third leading cause of death among adolescents 13 through 19 years of age in the United States.
  • Anorexia Nervosa involves the relentless pursuit of a thinner build through starvation.
  • The rare event that has increased in recent decades in adolescence is suicide.
  • A characteristic of Bulimia Nervosa is the use of purging methods after a binge-eating episode.
  • The primary method used by individuals with Bulimia Nervosa to purge after a binge-eating episode is self-induced vomiting.
  • Good mental health is crucial for a child's healthy development, with a central aspect being a positive self-image and emotional well-being.
  • Anorexia Nervosa is characterized by a distorted body image, extreme weight loss, and a fear of gaining weight.

Test your knowledge on mental health and well-being with this comprehensive personal development finals exam reviewer. Explore topics such as depression, suicide, and the importance of maintaining good mental health for healthy development. This quiz is designed to help you assess your understanding of these critical aspects of mental well-being.

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