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Unformatted text preview: Psychological Disorders 2: Internalizing Disorders PSY 2012 Mood Disorders Mood Disorders Eating Disorders Eating Disorders Anxiety Disorders Anxiety Disorders Depression Feeling sad or depressed is not uncommon Especially after a loss or setback Clinical depression goes beyond this expected reaction Depression the ____________ of psychological disorders 1 out of every 4 women 1 out of every 5 men (dysthymia similar to depression but less severe and longer duration) Depression Characterized by sadness, despair, feelings of worthlessness, and low self-esteem Associated with problems with work, relationships, and other important aspects of life 15% of people who are depressed _______ _______ 15% of people who are depressed _______ _______ Mania the opposite emotional extreme Characterized by euphoria, grandiose self- esteem, & overactivity Much less common than depression Afflicts men and women equally Some people alternate between depression and mania: _______ disorder Depression Mania Depressed mood Elevated mood Cant get enough sleep Doesnt need sleep No movement/talking Always moving/talking Cloudy/no thoughts Too many thoughts Loss of interest, pleasure Too much interest, pleasure Biopsychosocial Model of Depression: Biology Depression (and suicide) run in families Genetic factors (e.g., Serotonin Transporter) Environmental factors (e.g., depressed parent) Associated with changes in neurotransmitter systems Norepinephrine Serotonin What about mania? By the way antidepressants like prozac are called SSRIs S elective S erotonin R euptake I nhibitors Biopsychosocial Model of Depression: Biology- Prevent the re-absorption of serotonin....
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2011 for the course PSY 2012 taught by Professor Waesche during the Spring '08 term at FSU.

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