IUB PSY-P 324 - Mood disorders (12 pages)

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Indiana University, Bloomington
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Psy-P 324 - ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY

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Mood Disorders I 2 Distinctions A Depression unipolar depression only one pole only feel down 1 Major Depressive Disorder FLU intense symptoms of short duration can last about 5 months 2 Dysthymic Disorder COLD less intense drainage can last forever must last up to 2 years B Mania Depression Bipolar to meet criteria you only have to experience a manic episode episodic 1 Bipolar Disorder FLU episode must last a week 2 Cyclothymic Disorder COLD over 2 year duration but less intense II Depression A Major Depressive Episode Criteria 1 Symptoms must be present during the same 2 week period and represent a change from previous functioning 2 at least 1 of the symptoms is either ESSAY QUESTION a depressed mood SAD and distracted b loss of interest or pleasure Anhedonia 3 5 or more of the following symptoms a depressed mood most of the day nearly every day subjective report observation of others b markedly diminished interest or pleasure in all or almost all activities most of the day nearly every day anhedonia c significant weight loss when not dieting or weight gain change of more than 5 of body weight in month or decrease or increase in appetite every day noticeable d insomnia cant fall asleep or stay asleep anxiety or hypersomnia nearly every day somatic e psychomotor agitation or psychomotor retardation nearly every day observable to others not just subjective feelings f fatigue or loss of energy nearly every day g feelings of worthlessness or excessive or inappropriate guilt nearly every day h diminished ability to think or concentrate or indecisiveness nearly every day i recurrent thoughts of death not just fear of dying recurrent suicidal ideation or suicide attempt or specific plan 4 Sx cause clinically significant distress or impairment is social occupational or other important areas of functioning 5 Sx not due to direct effects of substance use or general medical condition 6 Sxs not better accounted for by bereavement death of someone important to the person after



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