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Chapter 5 pg 128-163 20/03/2009 13:04:00 - Emotion : a state of arousal defined by subjective states of feeling, such as sadness, anger, and disgust;  accompanied by physiological changes - Affect : the pattern of observable behaviors that are associated with these subjective feelings  - Mood : pervasive and sustained emotional response that can color the person’s perception of the world - Depression  can be either a mood or clinical syndrome—combo of emotional, cognitive, and behavioral  symptoms  - depressed   mood : feelings often included disappointment and despair - clinical   depression : depressed mood is accompanied by several other symptoms, such as fatigue, loss of  energy, difficulty in sleeping, and changes in appetite  - depression : clinical syndrome rather than the mood - Mania : flip side of depressions, involves a disturbance in mood that is accompanied by additional  symptoms - Euphoria : elated mood; opposite emotional state from depressed mood; inflated self-esteem, decreased  need for sleep, distractibility, pressure to keep talking, and the subjective feeling of thoughts racing through the  person’s head faster than they can be spoken - Mood   Disorders : defined in terms of episodes: discrete periods of time in which the person’s behavior is  dominated by either a depressed or manic mood -two primary types of mood disorders: unipolar   mood   disorder
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2011 for the course PSYCH 270 taught by Professor Chang during the Winter '07 term at University of Michigan.

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