Psychology - ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY Psychology 3140...

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    MOOD DISORDERS Chapter 7 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY Psychology 3140
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    Mood disorders Mood swings part of normal existence disrupt a person's life beginning of history of medicine Still remain almost a mystery  2
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    Depressive and manic  episodes Most striking feature of mood disorders is  episodic quality Within few weeks or days person  functioning normally can plunge into despair  or be in the heights of mania Person may return to normal, possibly  followed by subsequent episodes 3
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    Mood disorder syndromes Major depressive disorder (MDD) Bipolar disorder (Manic-Depression) disorder 4
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    Major depressive disorder 1 or more major depressive episodes
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2011 for the course PSYCH 3140 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Georgia State.

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