Which of the following statements do you think could be signs of deteriorating mental health?
Select one or more options from the answers below, then submit.
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While it is important to consider the context when you encounter a distressed or anxious student, prolonged appearance of symptoms can include:
These may be a sign the student feels under pressure and their ability to cope is under threat.
A. Incorrect. Many students find it difficult to strike an appropriate balance between socialising and study.
B. Correct. Crying on a daily basis for reasons that are hard to specify is a cause for concern.
C. Correct. If a student's anxiety is significantly limiting their activities, help may be needed.
D. Correct. Eating may have become a way of expressing or burying difficult feelings.
E. Correct. Self neglect is often a symptom of depression.
F. Incorrect. Many students procrastinate or fail to manage their time effectively.
G. Incorrect. While some students' grades suffer because they prioritise other activities over academic work, this is not usually a sign of poor mental health.
H. Correct. Isolated students may be experiencing mental health difficulties.
I. Correct. Relying on a member of staff rather than peers or family may be a sign that all is not well.