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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYCH 2AP3
Professor
Richard B Day
Semester
Fall

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November 9 , 2012 Psych 2AP3: Abnormal Psychology – Major Disorders Mood Disorders (1) Mood Disorders in DSM-IV - depressive disorders:  major depression  dysthymia: symptoms of major depression but don’t meet the full criteria - bipolar disorders:  bipolar disorders: looks much like major depression with one difference, experience of hypomania or mania, differences in biological etiology  bipolar I: mania with some episodes of depression  bipolar II: mostly depression with at least one hypomanic episodes  cyclothymia: bipolar disorder but less intense Mood disorder episodes - major depression episode: periods of depression or mania, pattern influence diagnosis - manic episode - mixed episode: combination of depressive and manic episodes Major Depressive Episodes - psychological symptoms:
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