Lecture15-M48,49

Is much less contagious anddepressive pain is beyond

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Unformatted text preview: ervable symptoms. is more lasting than a cold, and is less likely to go away just with time. is much less contagious. And…depressive pain is beyond sniffles. Seasonal$Affec8ve$Disorder$[SAD] Seasonal$affec8ve$disorder$is'more'than'simply disliking'winter. Seasonal'affec:ve'disorder'involves'a'recurring seasonal'pabern'of'depression,'usually'during winter’s'short,'dark,'cold'days. Survey:'“Have'you'cried'today”?'Result:'More people'answer'“yes”'in'winter. DSMUV:'No'longer'a'unique'mood'disorder; seasonal'qualifier Percentage$who$cried Men Women August 4 7 December 8 21 Bipolar$Disorder Bipolar'disorder'was'once called'“manicUdepressive disorder.” Bipolar'disorder’s'two polar'opposite'moods'are depression'and'mania. Mania'refers'to'a'period'of hyper@elevated(mood(that is(euphoric,(giddy,(easily irritated,(hyperac3ve, impulsive,(overly(op3mis3c, and(even(grandiose. Contras8ng$Symptoms Depressed$mood:'stuck'feeling Mania:'euphoric,'giddy,'easily “down,”'with: irritated,'with: exaggerated'pessimism exaggerated'op:mism social'withdrawal hypersociality'and'sexuality lack'of'felt'pleasure delight'in'everything inac:vity'and'no'ini:a:ve impulsivity'and'overac:vity difficulty'focusing racing'thoughts;'the'mind fa:gue'and'excessive'desire'to won’t'seble'down sleep lible'desire'for'sleep Bipolar$Disorder$and$Crea8ve$Success Many'famous'and'successful'people'have'lived'with'the ups'and'downs'of'bipolar'disorder.'Some'speculate'that the'depressive'periods'gave'them'ideas,'and'the'manic episodes'gave'them'crea:ve'energy. Understanding$Mood$Disorders Why'are'mood'disorders'so'pervasive, and'more'common'among'the'young, and'especially'among'women? Why$Does$Depression$Have$so Many$Symptoms? Understanding$Mood$Disorders Can$we$explain… why'do'most'depressive episodes'olen'go'away on'their'own? the'course/development of'reac:ve'depression? Olen,':me'heals'a'mood disorder,'especially'when the'mood'issue'is'in reac:on'to'a'stressful event.'However,'a significant'propor:on'of people'with'major depressive'disorder'do not'automa:cally'or easily'get'beber'with :me. Suicide$and$SelfTInjury Every'year,'1'm...
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