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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/26/11 Mental Health/ Disorders Chapter 10
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5/26/11 Rate of severe depression declines from young adulthood to old age for healthy people (comorbid with Cancer, Diabetes, heart attacks, etc.) Rates for depression higher in Latino older groups US less than 5% of older adults show signs of depression, but 13% for those who need Depression
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5/26/11 Must see for 2 weeks and affect daily life: Dysphoria- feeling down or blue Withdraw, not speak, confine self to bed Thoughts of suicide Insomnia Changes in appetite Fatigue Symptoms of Depression
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5/26/11 Female Unmarried Widowed or recently bereaved Experiencing stressful life events Lacking adequate social support Older people of ethnic minorities who are not highly acculturated in US (Chinese, MEXICAN, live alone) Older African Americans have lower rates than
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5/26/11 Low levels of serotonin Low levels of norepinephrine
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This note was uploaded on 05/26/2011 for the course PSY 210 taught by Professor Carawilliams during the Spring '11 term at Moraine Valley Community College.

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