Module 5 – part 1 – 5 Multiple-Choice Questions

When should you refer someone to an institution that offers professional help for PTSD?

  • When the symptoms last at least one month
  • When the symptoms affect daily life functioning
  • In case of symptoms of intrusion, avoidance, negative changes in cognitions and mood and changes in arousal
  • When all of the above are present

When addressing refugees it is important to:

  • Ask them to tell their whole story
  • Ask them what they need
  • Not focus on the cultural differences
  • Label their issues as symptoms or disorders

Which is a symptom of PTSD?

  • Intrusive thoughts
  • Irritable behaviour
  • Negative ideas about the world
  • All of the above

What does “PFA” stand for?

  • Psychological First Aid
  • Psychosocial First Aid
  • Psychological Friendly Action
  • None of the above

Which is one of the recommended treatments?

  • Critical Incident Stress Debriefing
  • Narrative Exposure Therapy
  • Psychological Debriefing
  • Trauma-focused Group Psychotherapy

Breathing exercises, praying, going to church or going for a walk are examples of?

  • Reactions to trauma
  • Psycho-education
  • Coping strategies
  • None of the above

What is important when young refugee children ask about distressing events?

  • To not explain about the distressing event in order to protect them
  • To offer all information available on the events
  • To distract them when they ask questions about the events
  • To answer their questions whilst avoiding scary details