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Lab Report - Session 4 Psychiatric Disorders Name: Graham Barnett, Carly Kruchten-Sharidan, Poev Touch Date: September 28, 2006 Group: 5 1. What characteristics mark schizophrenia? The characteristics marks of schizophrenia are mental disorder characterized by impairments in the perception or expression of reality and/or by significant social or occupational dysfunction. A person experiencing untreated schizophrenia is characterized as demonstrating disorganized thinking, and as experiencing delusions or hallucinations. 2. What is the difference between unipolar and bipolar depression? Bipolar depression is defined as several psychological disorders of mood, usually by episodes of major depression with a history of manic or hypomanic episodes . Unipolar depression is defined as being only major depressive in which there is only a depressive phase without history of manic episodes . What makes bipolar depression different from unipolar depression is that people with bipolar depression have had a manic episode in the past. Bipolar disorder has two main phases: a depressive phase (sometimes referred to as bipolar depression)
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This lab report was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PHRM 223 taught by Professor Gerald during the Fall '05 term at UConn.

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