FEB+2+DEP+ANX+FINAL

FEB+2+DEP+ANX+FINAL - DEPRESSION Unlike schiz and bipolar...

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Unformatted text preview: DEPRESSION Unlike schiz and bipolar Continuous how severe and persistent Far more common Age of Depression ADULT PREVALENCE 5 10 15 20 25 1 year lifetime Treatment for Depression 0.5 1 1.5 2 2.5 3 3.5 4 1981-82 1991-92 2001-02 % of pop. Kessler et al. 2003 5 10 15 20 25 1962 1968 1987 2002 Dep Diagnoses in Psychotherapy (National Therapeutic Index, Olfson et al. 2002; USDHHS 2006) Diagnosis: 5 symptoms (two weeks) Either (or both) presence of negative mood or absence of positive mood Low energy, fatigue, retardation Lack of concentration Sleep disturbance Appetite disturbance Worthlessness Suicidal feelings or actions TYPES Major Depression- Above Melancholic More severe, vegetative, suicidal Dysthymia Longer lasting (two years) but fewer symptoms Distress Reactive to life events, self- correcting, not a disorder Issues Only need two-week period Many can be short-term, reactive symptoms Misdiagnoses many natural responses to loss as mental disorders CAUSES...
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