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Depression Paper Depression Paper Rhonda Sandberg April 10, 2011 PSY/270 Gavin Coriell Unipolar Depression and Bipolar Depression are very similar and it is easy to get confused over the differences. They both share some of the same symptoms, such as, pessimism, sadness, anxiety, hopelessness, and sleep problems. However, at some point, Uinpolar Depression and Bipolar Depression go off in very different directions. The treatments for these two depressions are very different, and it is important to make this distinction. An inaccurate decision in diagnosing these two depressions can result in treatments that are ineffective, and can make the condition even worse. Unipolar Depression and Bipolar Depression are two types of mood disorders. They are both considered genetic disorders, and some of the symptoms they share are very similar. Unipolar Depression: When people feel particularly unhappy, they may describe themselves as “depressed”. More than likely we are responding to sad events, fatigue, or possibly unhappy thoughts, and we do not think that we need professional help. Everyone experiences dejection from time to time, however, only some experience unipolar depression. If one has clinical depression, it can bring severe and long-lasting psychological pain. This pain may intensify as time goes by. People who
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2012 for the course PSYCHOLOGY PSY 270 taught by Professor Williamgoodwin during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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