Antidepressants Sum 2007

Antidepressants Sum - Depression and Antidepressant Drugs Summer 2007 To meet criteria for Major Depressive Disorder the patient must meet at least

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Depression and Antidepressant Drugs Summer, 2007
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To meet criteria for Major Depressive Disorder, the patient must meet at least 5 of the following 9 symptoms for at least a 2 week period>
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DSM-IV Criteria for Major Depression Depressed mood most of the day, every day (subjective or objective report). Markedly diminished interest or pleasure. Significant weight loss or gain. Insomnia or hypersomnia. Psychomotor retardation or agitation. Fatigue or loss of energy nearly every day.
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More DSM-IV Criteria for Depression Feelings of worthlessness or excessive or inappropriate guilt nearly every day. Diminished ability to think or concentrate, or indecisiveness. Recurrent thoughts of death or suicidal ideation.
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Given What We Know About Brain Systems for Pleasure/Reward, You’d Think Antidepressants Would Enhance Dopamine. Unfortunately…
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: If Antidepressants Don’t Simply Elevate Mood As Do Dopamine- Enhancing Drugs, What Do They Do? A
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course PSYC 323 taught by Professor Neill during the Summer '07 term at Emory.

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Antidepressants Sum - Depression and Antidepressant Drugs Summer 2007 To meet criteria for Major Depressive Disorder the patient must meet at least

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