Module 5 Quiz

1. The heart of a crisis involves changes that are:

a) Predictable
b) Unpredictable
c) Certain
d) Deliberate

2. The best health care provider to call when you are in an emotional crisis may be a:

a) Social worker
b) Dietitian
c) Technician
d) Nurse
e) Secretary

3. When support people stop helping after a crisis, it may mean that they don't understand what living with a chronic illness means, and they:

a) Don't care
b) Are going on vacation
c) Have found someone else who needs them more
d) Have their own lives to care for

4. One of the biggest obstacles to asking others for help is:

a) Our culture's emphasis on self-sufficiency
b) Feeling it is wrong to impose
c) Being seen as weak
d) All of the above

5. One reason that people who have kidney disease may feel angry about it is:

a) It's all their parents' fault
b) They would rather have had liver failure
c) It's a "job" they don't like and never asked for
d) They have to carry an oxygen tank to breathe

6. The best response to the emotion of anger is to:

a) Keep it inside you
b) Express it constructively
c) Pretend it isn't there
d) Yell at someone

7. Someone who is clinically depressed has symptoms for at least:

a) 6 months
b) 4 weeks
c) 2 weeks
d) 1 week

8. All of the following are classic symptoms of depression except:

a) Fatigue, loss of energy
b) Weight gain or loss
c) Migraine headaches
d) Feeling worthless or guilty

9. Professional help for depression often includes which options:

a) Counseling and diet
b) Community service and exercise
c) Medicine and counseling
d) Acupuncture and retail therapy

10. One tool you can use to make a successful adjustment to kidney disease and rebuild your life is:

a) Getting used to living with chaos all the time
b) Embracing change as a positive force
c) Wishing life could be the way it used to be
d) Ignoring kidney disease and living as if you don't have it

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