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1

The Sullivan et al meta-analysis studied how many twins?

21,000

2

What was the genetic influence in developing major depression in twins?

31-42%

3

How many people took part in the Caspi 5-HTT gene study?

127

4

How many years did the Caspi study go on for?

25 years

5

What percentage of people with two short 5-HTT alleles were diagnosed with major depression disorder after 3 or more negative life events?

80%

6

What percentage of people with two long 5-HTT alleles were diagnosed with major depression after three or more negative life events?

30%

7

How long was the Alloy longitudinal study?

6 years

8

In the Alloy study, what percentage of the low risk group developed depression?

1%

9

In the high risk group in the Alloy study, what percentage developed depression?

17%

10

How many clinical trials were used in Mitchel’s meta-analysis?

41

11

How many patients were involved in Mitchel’s meta-analysis?

50,000

12

What percentage reliability did GPs have in diagnosing healthy patients in Mitchel’s study?

80%

13

What percentage reliability did GPs have in identifying depressive patients in Mitchel’s study?

50%

14

How many psychiatrists and students were used in Mendel’s study?

75 of each

15

What year were the students in in Mendel’s study?

4th year

16

How many pieces of information could participants view in Mendel’s study? How many pieces of information looked at meant you were more likely to be wrong?

12
6 or less

17

What percentage of psychiatrists and students initially diagnosed depression in Mendel’s study?

97% psychiatrists
95% students

18

What percentage of psychiatrists and students eventually diagnosed Alzheimer’s in Mendel’s study?

59% psychiatrists
64% students

19

How many psychiatrists were used in Lewis’ study?

139

20

How many times more likely were British psychiatrists likely to diagnose depression and Americans schizophrenia in Cooper’s study?

Twice as much

21

Where is gururumba a culture-bound syndrome?

Papa New Guinea

22

How many patients were used in Diana Li-Repac’s study?

10

23

What cultures were the psychiatrists from in Diana Li-Repac’s study?

Chinese American and European American (white)

24

What cultures were the patients from in Diana Li-Repac’s study?

European American and Chinese

25

What conditions did the Chinese patients have in Diana Li-Repac’s study?

3 schizophrenic, 1 neurotic, 1 depressive

26

What conditions did the European American patients have in Diana Li-Repac’s study?

2 schizophrenic, 1 neurotic, 1 depressive, 1 character disorder

27

How many videos was each psychiatrist randomly assigned to watch in Diana Li-Repac’s study?

4

28

How many people were used in Brown and Harris’ study?

458

29

How many people in Brown and Harris’ study became depressed in the previous year?

37
8%

30

How many of those who became depressed in the previous year in Brown and Harris’ study experienced an adverse life event?

90%
33

31

What percentage of people not depressed in the past year in Brown and Harris’ study did suffer from an adverse life event?

30%

32

How many men and women were used in Rosenhan’s study?

3 sane men
5 sane women

33

How many hospitals did the pseudopatients seek admittance to?

12

34

What range of days were the patients in the mental hospital for in Rosenhan’s study?

7-52 days

35

How many patients were rated as fake by at least one member of staff in Rosenhan’s study?

20%

36

How many patients had suspicions the pseudopatients were fake in Rosenhan’s study?

35/118

37

How many pseudopatients in Rosenhan’s study were not diagnosed with schizophrenia?

1