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1 Chapter 7--Study Guide Student: 1. Which of the following would not be present during a major depressive episode? A. changes in appetite and sleeping habits. B. anxiety. C. anhedonia. D. grandiosity. 2. Jenny has experienced long-standing feelings of depression that have never interfered with her productivity or functioning until now. During the past 10 days, she has experienced a depressed mood, feelings of emptiness, and a significant weight loss. Jenny confided in a neighbor that she is considering suicide. It is likely that Jenny is suffering from A. major depressive disorder, single episode. B. major depressive disorder, recurrent. C. double depression. D. dysthymia with depressive episode. 3. Bipolar II disorder is characterized by major depressive episodes alternating with ////, while bipolar I disorder is characterized by alternating episodes of major depression and ////. A. mania; hypomania. B. hypomanic episodes; mania. C. dysthymia; cyclothymic disorder. D. periods of remission; hypomania. 4. Cyclothymic disorder A. may be specified as a subtype of schizoaffective disorder. B. includes both hypomanic and depressive symptoms. C. includes symptoms of mania and hypomania. D. cannot be diagnosed in children. 5. Richard, who has not responded well to medication, experiences six or more manic and depressive cycles in a year. Diagnosed with bipolar disorder, Richard is displaying A. bipolar II disorder. B. rapid cycling pattern. C. seasonal patterning. D. inexplicable treatment response.
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2 6. People who grieve over the death of a loved one A. may speed up the “process“ of grief with intervention from a mental health professional. B. may be predisposed to depressive disorders. C. may exhibit undifferentiated dysthymia. D. rarely exhibit impacted grief reaction. 7. Cross-cultural studies indicate that A. the term “depression“ is universal, but symptoms of it vary across cultures. B. the symptoms of depression are universal, but the term “depression“ varies across cultures. C. the symptoms and terminology of depression vary across cultures, but all cultures claim some form of the disorder. D. depression is most common in Western society. 8. The statement that best describes the role of serotonin in the etiology of depression is that A. low levels of serotonin are solely responsible. B. low serotonin levels appear to have an impact, but only in relation to other neurotransmitters. C. elevated serotonin levels are solely responsible. D. fluctuating levels of serotonin are the underlying basis for depression. 9. Depressed people A. exhibit erratic REM patterns over the course of several nights. B. begin REM sleep earlier than do non-depressed people. C. experience intense REM activity, but may not reach the stages of deepest sleep.
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