Studysheetfortest3andESSAYComplete1fromeachchapter! - Mood...

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Mood Disorders 1. Differentiate a depressive episode from a manic and hypomanic episode. 2. Describe the clinical symptoms of major depression. 3. Describe the clinical symptoms of bipolar disorder, including mania. 4. Differentiate major depression from dysthymic disorder. 5. Differentiate bipolar disorder from cyclothymic disorder. 6. Understand the different symptom and longitudinal course specifiers, including their relation to mood disorders and prognosis and treatment. 7. Describe the biological, psychological, and sociocultural influences on the causation of unipolar and bipolar mood disorders, including what is known about such disorders in children. 8. Describe medical and psychological treatments that have been successful in treating mood disorders. 9. Understand the nature of suicide and its relation to mood disorders, including known risk factors, the difference between suicidal ideation and attempt, and approaches to its prevention and treatment. Schizophrenia 1. Define schizophrenia and explain the difference between schizophrenia and psychosis. 2. Trace the history of schizophrenia, including the contributions of Kraepelin and Bleuler. 3. Distinguish between positive, negative, and disorganized symptoms of schizophrenia. 4. Describe the clinical characteristics and major subtypes of schizophrenia: paranoid, catatonic, disorganized, undifferentiated, and residual. 5. Describe the clinical features of the other psychotic disorders mentioned in the textbook. 6. Describe the prevalence of schizophrenia, including the potential genetic, neurobiological, developmental, and psychosocial contributions and risk factors. 7. Describe what is known about abnormalities in neurocognitive and biological functioning and their relation to the symptom clusters of schizophrenia. 8.
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This note was uploaded on 10/13/2010 for the course PSYC 4302 taught by Professor Idon'tremember during the Spring '08 term at University of Houston.

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