Most common mental disorder is Major Depression

Most common mental disorder is Major Depression - Most...

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Most common mental disorder is Major Depression I. Depression: 17% of adults in the US have symptoms that would qualify them for a diagnosis. 75% of these people go untreated. 15% of Major Depressed will commit suicide. a. 21% of females will get treated and 13% of males will go untreated. a.i. This difference is because of biology, society, and underreporting by males. b. DSM: two weeks of continually being in a bad mood, having no interest in anything and getting no pleasure from activities, and four more of the following: b.i. Problems with eating b.ii. Sleeping b.iii. Thinking b.iv. Concentrating and making decisions b.v. Lacking energy b.vi. Thinking about suicide. b.vii. Feeling worthless or guilty c. You can look at identical twins vs. fraternal twins c.i. Identical: share 100% of their genes, 80% Con. Rate. c.ii. Fraternal: share 50% of their genes, 16% Con. Rate. c.iii. Concomitance Rate: if one twin has depression, what is the chance that the other twin has it? c.iv. From this you can deduce that depression seems to say that depression is largely biological. d. Reserpine: people were taking this medication after getting bit by snakes and then it would make them depressed d.i. Monoamine: a neurotransmitter. d.ii.
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