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History of Mental Health care Quiz - 1

1. First psychiatric nursing text book was written by

A. Dorothea Dix

B. Harriet Baily

C. Hildegard Peplau

D. Linda Richards

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2. Psychodrama was introduced by

A. Jacob Moreno

B. Joseph Pratt

C. Joseph Wolpe

D. Maxwell Jones

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3. Indian Mental Health Act was passed in the year

A. 1983

B. 1987

C. 1985

D. 1989

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4. Who authored the book "Interpersonal Relations in Nursing"?

A. John Hopkins

B. Hildegard Peplau

C. Linda Richards

D. Maxwell Jones

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5. Which law in India has deemed the attempt to commit suicide is a punishable offense?

A. Section 309 of the IPC

B. Section 114 (b) of the IPC

C. Mental Health Act

D. Sections 328-339 of the IPC

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6. The Indian Lunacy Act was passed in the year

A. 1987

B. 1989

C. 1912

D. 1981

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7. The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPSA) was passed in the year

A. 1982

B. 1985

C. 1995

D. 2000

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8. Imbalance of four essential humors—phlegm, yellow bile, black bile, and blood as the causes of mental illness was explained by:

A. Plato (427–347 BC)

B. Aristotle (384–322 BC)

C. Hippocrates (460–370 BC)

D. Galen (AD 130–200)

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9. Mourning and Melancholia, (1917) was  written by:

A. Sigmond Freud

B. Emil Kraepelin

C. William Cullen (1710–1790)

D. Phillippe Pinel (1745–1826)

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10. Alcoholics Anonymous was founded in 1935 in Akron, Ohio, by :

A. Bill Wilson

B. Immanuel Kant

C. John B. Watson

D. Alois Alzheimer

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11. Psychosurgery was first introduced by:

A. Ladislas Meduna

B. Jacob Moreno

C. Delay and denikar

D. Egaz Moniz

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12. Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, was developed by

A. David Wechsler

B. S.R. Hathaway and J.C. McKinley

C. Herman Rorchach

D. Binet


13. In 1935 Leo Kanner first explained about a condition in child psychiatry, which is known as:

A. Childhood autism

B. Gilles de la Tourette syndrome

C. Dyslexiaa

D. Asperger's syndrome

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14. In 1933 Jacob Kasanin coined the term:

A. Schizoaffective

B. Catatonia

C. Autism

D. Hebiphrenia

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15. The theory of operant conditioning was proposed by:

A. Ian Pavlov

B. Watson

C. Burrhus Frederick Skinner

D. Harry Stock Sullivan

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1.B 2. A 3. B 4. B 5.A
6. C 7. B 8. C 9. A 10. A
11. D 12. B 13. A 14. B 15. C
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