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Unformatted text preview: Affective Disorders QuickTime % and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. QuickTime and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. Depression 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. 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: 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. 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 Cultural and sex differences 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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