The quantitative study of the distribution of mental disorders in human populations is called
D clinical epidemiology.
Correct Answer – C
Epidemiology is the quantitative study of the distribution of mental disorders in human populations. Mortality refers to deaths. Prevalence refers to the proportion of a population with a mental disorder at a given time. Clinical epidemiology deals with what happens to people with illnesses who are seen by providers of care.
Which statement best describes the DSM-5?
A It is a medical psychiatric assessment system.
B It is a compendium of treatment modalities.
C It offers a complete list of nursing diagnoses.
D It suggests common interventions for mental disorders
Correct Answer – A
The DSM-5 is a classification of mental disorders that includes descriptions and criteria of diagnoses.