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Affective Disorders QuickTime % and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture.
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QuickTime and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. Depression
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Mood disorders include: major depressive disorder , dysthymic disorder , and bipolar disorder QuickTime ° and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. .•Approximately 20.9 million American adults, or about 9.5 percent of the U.S. population age 18 and older in a given year, have a mood disorder. •The median age of onset for mood disorders is 30 years. •Depressive disorders often co-occur with anxiety disorders and substance abuse.
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Major Depressive Disorder Major depressive disorder occurs when  signs  of  depression last two weeks or more and are not caused by  drugs or medical conditions. 1. Lethargy and tiredness 2. Feelings of worthlessness 3. Loss of interest in family & friends 4. Loss of interest in activities Signs include:
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Major Depressive  Disorder In a year 5.8% men and  9.5% women report  depression worldwide  (WHO, 2002). QuickTime# and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture.
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Dysthymic Disorder Dysthymic disorder lies between blue mood and  major depressive disorder. A disorder characterized  by daily depression lasting two years or more. Major Depressive Disorder Blue  Mood Dysthymic Disorder
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Cultural and sex differences
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How often do children get  depression? About 2% of children 6-12  years of age appear to have a  major depression at any one  time.  With puberty, the rate of  depression increases to about  4% major depression overall.  Overall, approximately 20% of  youth will have one or more  episodes of major depression  by the time they become  adults.
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