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Below is a list of statements concerning your general feelings
about yourself. If you strongly agree with the statement, circle
SA. If you agree, circle A. If you disagree, circle D. If you
strongly disagree, circle SD.
I feel that I'm a person of worth, at least on an
equal plane with others.
In the mental health community, there is debate about whether
treatment that leads to higher self-esteem should be a goal in
itself, or whether improving self-esteem should come as a result
of achieving other goals in one's life.
Treatment of patients with schizophrenia often falters because
patients are unwilling or unable to maintain doctor's
appointments and medication schedules. Transitional services such
as assertive community treatment can improve the chances of
A study that asked mental health professionals to evaluate a
hypothetical case history found biases based on the way the
circumstances of the case were presented, and also due to
professional orientation and training.
A survey of women who had recently been diagnosed with depression
found that at least half of them had opted for an alternative
form of treatment, such as massage or yoga, in addition to
conventional forms of treatment such as medication and therapy.
How well does the new drug varenicline work for people who want
to stop smoking?
Hypotheses explaining how depression manifests itself.