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Late-Life Depression Quiz
Late-Life Depression Quiz Older adults often suffer from depression because they do not know the symptoms. Or they do not want to talk with their health care provider about it. Also friends and family may think that the symptoms of depression are just a passing mood. Depression is a medical illness. Learn more about depression in older adults by taking this quiz. 1. Depression is a natural part of growing older. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Depression is not a norm...
Arthritis Quiz
Take the Arthritis Quiz This quiz is a chance to find out more about arthritis and arthritis treatment. 1. Although health care providers have identified more than 100 forms of arthritis, most people have 1 of 3 main forms. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is The 3 most common kinds of arthritis in older people are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and gouty arthritis. A. True B. False 2. Arthritis affects only the wrist, ankle, and knee joints. You didn't answer this...
Hearing Quiz
Take the Hearing Quiz Hearing loss can occur for many reasons. Sometimes it occurs as people age. Sometimes it occurs after a long exposure to loud sounds. Learn more about hearing and hearing loss by taking this quiz. 1. After years of exposure to a humming refrigerator, people can develop hearing loss. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Although long-term exposure to certain sounds can cause hearing loss, sounds of less than 75 decibels are considered safe. A humming r...
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Depression Risk Assessment
Depression Risk Assessment Millions of people in the U.S. suffer from depression. More women than men suffer from this health condition. Major depression is an illness that affects a person's body, feelings, thoughts, and behavior. Certain things can trigger an episode of depression. They include a stressful life event, genetics, physical illness, medications, drug or alcohol abuse, or hormone levels. Any one of these factors, or a combination of them, can make depression more likely. The following ques...
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