Depression%20and%20Suicide

Depression%20and%20Suicide - Lethality of methods chosen...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/18/11 Mood Disorders: Depression and Suicide
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2/18/11 Mood Disorders Axis I Mood Disorders Major Depression Dysthymic Disorder Bipolar Disorder (I and II) Cyclothymic Disorder
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2/18/11 Symptoms of Major Depressed mood most of day, nearly every day Feelings of worthlessness or excessive inappropriate guilt Loss of interest in activities Fatigue Insomnia; Hypersomnia Psychomotor agitation
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2/18/11 Criteria for Diagnosis of Individual must experience at least 5 symptoms for a period of 2 weeks Key symptoms: Depressed Mood and Loss of interest in usual activities Symptoms cause clinically significant distress/impairment in daily functioning Symptoms are not due to effects from a medicine, a medical
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2/18/11 Suicide People who are diagnosed with depression do not necessarily experience suicidal ideation More prevalent among females than males More women attempt suicide However, more men commit suicide
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Unformatted text preview: Lethality of methods chosen 2/18/11 Why people commit suicide Despair To escape: Pain Emotions Loss of Hope Delusions Cry for help 2/18/11 Assessing Suicide Risk Ideation vs. Intent Plan? Is it vague or detailed? Are the means available to the individual? Previous attempts? Can individual guarantee safety? No Harm contracts 2/18/11 The Bridge (2006) Documentary on suicide Focus is on suicides that took place at the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, CA. More suicides occur here than at any other single place in the world. Footage of actual attempts and completed suicides 2/18/11 The Bridge http://www.imdb.com/video/hulu/vi22 / 2/18/11 Crisis Resources Lafayette Crisis Center 24 crisis assistance Free Confidential National Suicide Hotline 1-800-273-TALK...
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