abnormal psych (10-1-09)

abnormal psych (10-1-09) - Abie Feuerstein 10-1-09 Abnormal...

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Abie Feuerstein 10-1-09 Abnormal psych Bipolar 1: mania to depression Bipolar 2: hypomania to depression Unipolar: o Neutral to depression o Neutral to mania o Neutral to hypomania o Neutral to dysthymia Double depression: depression to dysthymia Cyclothymia: hypomania to dysthymia Depression Sad, down, blue Increased tearfulness; indeceiveness Decreased concentration Possibility for increased suiciudal ideation (thoughts), or suicidal acts or attempts; bodily harm Increased substance abuse Changes in sleep (more or less) o Early morning waking (3am), cant fall back asleep o Always asleep, but still always feel very tired Changes in appetite (too much, too little) Feelings of worthlessness, helplessness, guilt Learned helplessness o Lack of perceived control o Feel as though nothing will make them feel better Mania Euphoria, elation, increased activity, productiveness Decreased need for sleep Increased impulsivity, substance abuse, socializing Feelings of grandiosity, grandur Do things that cause them to become hospitialzed (er; psychiatric ward) Bipolar Greater liklihoof of suicide in a bipolar person, rather than a unipolar depressive person because of the impulsivity in the manic state o If a depressed person does attempt suicide it will be during a time when he is coming out of the depressed state, not when he is at rock bottom. Hypomanic state
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2011 for the course PSY 466 taught by Professor Erinlanphier during the Fall '09 term at ASU.

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