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What is the one year prevalence of having a mental disorder?

26%

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What is the lifetime prevalence of having a mental disorder?

46%

33

What are the most common mental disorders in the U.S.?

-Anxiety disorders
-Mood disorders
-Substance use disorders

34

What is windigo?

Algonquin Indians believed that a supernatural monster that ate human beings and had the power to bewitch them and turn them into cannibals

35

What are the symptoms of Susto? What causes it?

-Symptoms = extreme anxiety, excitability, depression, weight loss, weakness, rapid heartbeat
-Caused by contact w/ supernatural beings or w/ frightening strangers or by bad air from cemetaries

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What are the symptoms of Amok? What causes it?

-Symptoms = jump around violently, yell loudly, grab weapons and attach people/objects they encounter
-Caused by stress, severe shortage of sleep, alcohol consumption, extreme heat

37

What is Koro? What causes it?

-Man suddenly becomes intensely fearful that his penis will withdraw into his abdomen and that he will die as a result
-Caused by an imbalance of yin and yan

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What is Latah? Symptoms?

Certain circumstances trigger a fright reaction marked by repeating the words and acts of other people, uttering obscenities, and doing the opposite of what others ask