Mood Disorders - PSYCHOPATHOLOGY Mood Disorders Emotional...

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1 PSYCHOPATHOLOGY definitions mood disorders - mania and depression - causes schizophrenia - symptoms - causes Copyright @2009 Robin Lea West 2 Mood Disorders Emotional instability Extreme emotions 3 Mood Disorders bipolar = manic-depressive major depression = depressed only 4 Symptoms of mania hyperactive high intensity inflated self-esteem distractible decreased sleep rapid shifts in affect 5 Symptoms of depression hopeless, sad no interest in things feeling worthless or guilty slowed down, no energy appetite loss or weight gain sleep disturbances cognitive difficulties suicidal 6 Suicide
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7 Seasonal patterns episodes of depression or mania tend to occur at same time each year manic normal depressed 8 Seasonal patterns episodes of depression or mania tend to occur at same time each year depression more common in winter-- called Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD 9 Seasonal Affective Disorder
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course PSY 2012 taught by Professor Dobson during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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