7-1_Mood_Disorders - Psyc 311 Abnormal Psychology Many...

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1 Listen to the audio lecture while viewing these slides Psychology 311 Abnormal Psychology 1 Mood Disorders Overview Depression 2 Psyc 311 – Abnormal Psychology Many Types •Man ia • Depression •B ipo la r • Drug induced mood disorders • Medically induced mood disorders 3 Psyc 311 – Abnormal Psychology Some General Symptoms • Feelings Range from High to Low • Cognitions Range from clear to distorted • Physical Appearances can change • Social Range from shut down to manic • Can affect others 4 Psyc 311 – Abnormal Psychology Background Information • 10 % of all U.S. adults experience depression or bipolar symptoms • Problem – Most receive no treatment • Major Depressive Disorders • Second greatest cause of disability affecting quality of life and productivity • Suicide is greatest cause of death among individuals having these disorders • Treatment improves quality of life •Product iv ity • Decreases burden of health facilities 5 Psyc 311 – Abnormal Psychology Why Don’t People Get Treatment? • Worry about stigmatization • Label of being mentally ill • Failure of health care providers to recognize symptoms • Lack of awareness of beneficial treatments 6 Psyc 311 – Abnormal Psychology
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2 7 Psyc 311 – Abnormal Psychology Epidemiology • Rates are similar among races • Two times as many women are
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