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Mood Disorders
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“Gross deviation in Mood” Major Depressive Episode Manic Episode/Hypo-manic Episode Mixed Episode
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Major Depressive Episode Phenomenological Affective: dysphoria, anhedonia, irritability Cognitive: worthlessness/guilt, hopelessness, concentration, suicidal Behavioural Changes in motor functioning (agitated or retarded) Physiological Changes in weight/appetite, sleep disturbance, loss of energy
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Manic Episode Phenomenological Affective: elevated, expansive mood (euphoria), irritability, inflated self-esteem Cognitive: flight of ideas, shifts of ideas, distractible Behavioural Changes in motor functioning (hyperactive, talkativeness, reckless behaviour) Physiological Less sleep, increased energy
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Types of Mood Disorders Unipolar Depression: Major Depressive Disorder Dysthymic Disorder Bipolar Disorder: Bipolar I Disorder Bipolar II Disorder Cyclothymic Disorder
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1) Major Depressive Disorder One or more Depressive Episode with no intervening periods of mania 17% Lifetime Prevalence Woman more effected than men 30% of undergrads are dysphoric and 10% are clinically depressed
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Major Depressive Episode Onset age = ave. 27 90% spontaneous remission within 1 year Remission is often only partial 80% experience recurrences
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This note was uploaded on 08/04/2009 for the course PSYC 3140 taught by Professor Jenniferlewin during the Spring '08 term at York University.

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