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Article: Managing mental health crises in dental practice

1. Common mental disorders affect:

A. 1 in 5 adults, including schizophrenia, affecting 1% of the population

B. 1 in 6 adults, including depression and anxiety, with bipolar disorder affecting approximately 2% of the population

C. 1 in 6 adults, with 4% affected by suicidal thoughts

D. 1 in 12 adults with anxiety

2. Medical history taking:

A. should include questions around mental health disorders

B. must not include direct questions around mental health disorders for fear of alarming the patient

C. reveals mental health disorders in most cases using standard questions

D. should legally not use terms such as 'mental health disorder' as this is potentially slanderous

3. What does CPN stand for in this context?

A. continuing psychological nervousness

B. common problematic neuroses

C. community psychiatric nurse

D. complex psychotic nemesis

4. When managing a patient who reveals suicidal thoughts, it is best to:

A. tell them to get over themselves as it's only a dental appointment

B. ask the patient to come back when they're feeling better

C. make attempts to contact the patient's support workers

D. evacuate the surgery and call their GP

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