Depression and Bipolar Disorder

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  Facts About Mood Disorders Mood disorders are common There are high rates of mood disorders in our  society, but many go untreated Three reasons for the lack of treatment have  been named: Personal feelings of being socially stigmatized Failure of health care providers to recognize disorders Lack of awareness of the potential effectiveness of the  treatment and its benefits to the individual
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  Depression Depressed Mood Feeling depressed is not the same as experiencing  a depressive disorder. Grief following the death of a loved one is not  considered a depressive disorder Depressed moods results from life stress or  physical change
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  Risk Factors for Depression Genetic component The younger a person is that experiences  depression, the more likely that person’s family  members will also suffer from depression Women are more likely to experience their first  episode of depression between the ages of 20  and 29; men are between 40 and 49 Women are 2.5 times more likely to be depressed  than men
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  Types of Mood Disorders Depressive Disorders Dysthymic Disorder Major Depressive Disorder Bipolar Disorders Bipolar I Disorder Bipolar II Disorder Cyclothymic Disorder
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  Depressive Disorders Dysthymic Disorder Mild and chronic depressive symptoms  Less severity than a major depression
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