c persistent depressive disorder 4 For the past few weeks Jennifer has been

C persistent depressive disorder 4 for the past few

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get by, she has trouble making decisions because she doesn’t trust herself. (c) persistent depressive disorder 4. For the past few weeks, Jennifer has been sleeping a lot. She feels worthless, can’t get up the energy to leave the house, and has lost a lot of weight. Her problem is the most common and extreme mood disorder . (d) major depressive episode, 5. Sanchez is always down and a bit blue, but occasionally he becomes so depressed that nothing pleases him. (b) double depression 7.2: Identify each of the following statements related to prevalence of mood disorders as either true (T) or false (F). 1. ______________ Women are approximately twice as likely as men to be diagnosed with a mood disorder. TRUE 2. ______________ Depression requires some life experience, indicating that babies and young children cannot experience the disorder. FALSE (it does not require life experience) 3. ______________ It’s often difficult to diagnose depression in the elderly because its symptoms are similar to those of medical ailments or dementia. TRUE 4. ______________ Somatic symptoms characterizing mood disorders are nearly equivalent across cultures. TRUE 7.3: Answer these questions about the various causes of mood disorders. 1. List five biological sources that can contribute to mood disorders. Answer: Genetics, neurotransmitter system abnormalities, endocrine system, circadian or sleep rhythms, neurohormones 2. What psychological factors can have an impact on mood disorders? Answer: Stressful life events, learned helplessness, depressive cognitive triad, a sense of uncontrollability 3. Name several social and cultural dimensions that contribute to mood disorders. Answer:marital dissatisfaction, gender, few social supports 7.4: Indicate which type of treatment for mood disorders is being described in each statement. 1. The controversial but somewhat successful treatment involving the production of seizures through electrical current to the brain. electroconvulsive therapy
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2. This teaches clients to carefully examine their thought process and recognize “depressive” styles in thinking. cognitive therapy 3. These come in three main types (tricyclics, MAO inhibitors, and SSRIs) and are often prescribed but have numerous side effects. antidepressants 4. This antidepressant must be carefully regulated to avoid illness but has the advantage of affecting manic episodes. lithium 5. This therapy focuses on resolving problems in existing relationships and learning to form new interpersonal relationships . interpersonal psychotherapy 6. This is an effort to prevent relapse or recurrence over the long run. maintenance treatment 7.5:Match each of the following summaries with this he correct suicide type, choosing from (a) altruistic, (b) egoistic, (c) anomic, and (d) fatalistic. 1. Ralph’s wife left him and took the children. He is a well-known television personality, but, because of a conflict with the new station owners, he was recently fired. If Ralph kills himself, his suicide would be considered (c) anomic, 2. Sam killed himself while a prisoner of war in Vietnam. (d) fatalistic .
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