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Mood Disorders Psychopathology 3313 - Week 4
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Category of Mood Disorders includes: Major Depression Dysthymia Double Depression Manic Episode Hypomanic Episode Bipolar I disorder Bipolar II disorder
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Major Depression Five symptoms present for 2 weeks or more Depressed mood Diminished interest/pleasure in activities Changes in weight or appetite Insomnia or hypersomnia Psychomotor agitation or retardation Fatigue or loss of energy Worthlessness or guilt Problems concentrating, making decisions Thoughts of death or suicidality
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Dysthymia Symptoms present for 2 years in adults, 1 year in children and adolescents Poor appetite or overeating Insomnia or hypersomnia Low energy or fatigue Low self-esteem Difficulty concentrating/making decisions Feelings of hopelessness
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Double Depression Major depressive episode occurs typically after individual has had dysthymia for at least 2 years Associated with poor prognosis
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2009 for the course PSYC 3313 taught by Professor Weatherley, during the Fall '08 term at Colorado.

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