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    Abnormal Psychology Chapter 6
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    Mood Disorders What are  mood disorders ?  Group of disorders that involve severe and enduring  disturbances in emotion Elating Sevier depression Gross deviation in mood Have also been termed Depressive Disorder Depressive neuroses Affective Disorder DEFINITE overlap w/anxiety and anxiety disorders
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    Causes of Mood Disorders Biological   Family  (genetics)  2 to 3 times higher in relatives   40% genetic contribution (appears less for men) General predisposition to disorder related to  disturbance in mood and motion anxiety Neurotransmitter activity Serotonin activity Regulating dopamine and neorepinephrine Elevation of stress hormones  (e.g., Cortisol)
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    Causes of Mood Disorders Biological Sleep/Circadian rhythms Diminished slow wave sleep
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    Causes of Mood Disorders Psychological   Stress and trauma Most people are able to cite a participating event Context and meaning dependent 20-50% who experience severe even is develop  depression Might be less with recurrent episodes  Events that are especially likely to lead to  depression Romantic Break up
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    Causes of Mood Disorders Psychological   Learned Helplessness People become depressed when they make a  attribution that they have no control over the  stress in their life Anxiety Depressive attribution style Internal Negative events are attributed to personal failure Stable Believe that more bad things are going to improve Global  Across life
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    Causes of Mood Disorders Psychological   Negative cognitive style Interpretation of everyday events in negative way Making the worst of everything Cognitive errors Negative Shema The Depressive Cognitive Triad Person makes these errors about Self World Future Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy The CIST’ers Negative 
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    Causes of Mood Disorders Social  Several social factors can contribute to Onset and maintenance Marital dissatisfaction  Divorce (Kim, 1992) 21% of women (3x higher than women who remain married) 17% of men (9x higher than men who remain married)
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