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Chapter 5 Difference between emotion, mood and affect o Emotion A state of arousal defined by subjective feeling states o Affect A pattern of observable behaviors associated with emotion o Mood Pervasive and sustained emotional state Difference between normal sadness and clinical depression o Depression is a mood of disappointment or despair o Clinical depression is a clinical syndrome Depression plus fatigue, loss of energy, difficult sleeping, and changes in appetite Be able to distinguish depression (unipolar mood disorder) dysthymia, cyclothymia, bipolar 1 and 2 o Manic episode: bipolar 1 o Major Depressive Disorder One or more major depressive episodes without a manic, mixed, or hypomanic episode o Dysthymic disorder clinically depressed mood, most of the day, more days than not, for 2 years double depression the person is dysthymic for 2 years and then has a major depressive episode 69-90 of people with dysthymic disorder have a depressive
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Unformatted text preview: episode bipolar 1 • occurrence of one or more manic episodes of mixed episodes, often having one or more major depressive episodes bipolar 2 • one or more major depressive episodes accompanies by a hypomanic episode but not a manic or mixed episode cyclothymic • type of bipolar disorder. chronic fluctuation mood disturbance involving numerous hypomanic episodes and numerous periods of dysthymia • Symptoms associated with depressed mood and those associated with mania o Emotional symptoms Euphoria: periods of joy o Cognitive symptoms Guilt and worthlessness Cognitive slowness o Somatic symptoms Fatigue, aches and pains, changes in appetite and sleep patterns o Behavioral symptoms Slowed movement • Case of Debbie What is one way that dysthymia differs from major depression Is more sever Usually lasts longer Responds better...
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  • Spring '07
  • peterson
  • Abnormal Psychology, Major depressive disorder, major depressive episodes

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