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Chapter 7: Mood Disorders and Suicide *write the recording* – March 1 st An Overview of Depression and Mania Mood disorders “depressive disorders” “ affective disorders” “depressive neuroses” Called “mood disorders” in DSM Characterized Gross deviations in mood Prevalent in females Some cultures see this as a “norm” Diff. ways across the world that view this disorder Asian countries tend to present a “somaticized” view of the disorder (connecting the disorder with the body parts) and can be linked to the stigma to getting professional medical health for the issue Major depressive episode Most commonly diagnosed and most severe Severe can last at least two weeks and can include Cognitive and physical symptoms such as…) Worthlessness, Indecisiveness, physical changes (Sleep, appetite, weight); Anhedonia (lost of interest from life and everyday activities or In ability to get excited from life) Mania Extreme pleasure in every activity; excessive euphoria; shopping spree; Flight of ideas Episode (untreated) duration : 2-6 months; For diagnosis: one week Only need on manic episode to classify the disorder *recording – shopping spree … etc * The Structure of Mood Disorders Hypomanic episode Less severe version of manic episode Unipolar mood disorder Either depression (MDD) or mania Bipolar mood disorder Alternate between depression and mania Travel from one pole to the next Mixed features Experience of both, e.g., manic but feel somewhat depressed at the same time Depressive Disorders DSM – 5 Table 7.1 from textbook : A. 5 or more of the following symptoms have been present during the same 2-week ; at least one of the symptoms is either
1. Depressed mood most of the day, nearly every day, … etc. 2. Markedly diminished interest 3. . 4. Insomnia or 5. . 6. Fatigue or loss… 7. Feelings of worthlessness 8. Diminished ability to think or concentrate, or indecisiveness …etc. 9. Recurrent thoughts of death B. …. distress or impairment C. Medical condition NOTE: Response to signifiacant loss excersize …. (last few words) .. D. E. has never been manic episode or Depressive Disorders: MDD Major depressive disorder Depressed mood for most of the day, for more days than not for 2 years Physical and cognitive symptoms Average duration of first episode = 9mos Recurrent Two or more depressive episodes separated by at least 2 months “Full remission”: When patient recovers for at least 2 months Chronic course Median number of episodes 4-7 Median duration of recurrent episodes 4-5 months Chronic condition: symptoms that comes and go (inconsistent) Depressive Disorders: PDD - DSM-5 Criteria A. Depressed mood for most of the day, for more days than not, as indicated by either subjective account or observation by others, for at least 2 years . Note: In children and adolescents , mood

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