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Chapter 5 Mood Disorders February 2, 2009 Mood Disorders : What is a mood disorder? Types of mood disorders: unipolar vs. bipolar Unipolar : Prevalence of depression DSM criteria for Depression DSM criteria for Dysthymia Specifiers for mood disorders Bipolar: Bipolar I DSM criteria for Manic episode Bipolar II Cyclothymia Comorbidity of mood disorders: alcoholism, eating disorders, anxiety disorders Potential Causes : Biological factors: Genetics, brain structures, and family studies Neurotransmitter deficiencies Social factors: Stressful life events: Unipolar vs. bipolar Psychological factors:
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Unformatted text preview: Cognitive vulnerability: Beck’s negative cognitive triad, cognitive errors Interpersonal factors: social relationships, response styles theory and gender Treatment : Biological: Antidepressants: MAOI, Tricyclics, SSRIs Bipolar treatments: lithium, anticonvulsants, ECT Cognitive-behavioral approach: behavioral activation, cognitive restructuring Physical Activity Therapy for bipolar disorder Suicide: Facts about suicide Predictors of suicide Parasuicide Treatment for suicide What to do if you or someone you know is suicidal...
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