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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYA02H3
Professor
Steve Joordens
Semester
Winter

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PSYA02 March 11, 2013 Major Depressive Disorder Clinically speaking  A sad and apathetic mood  Feelings of worthlessness and helpless  A desire to withdraw from other people  Sleepless; lost of appetite and sexual desire o Loss of desire to seek things  Either lethargy or agitation Incidence Rates  Puberty  More social group pressures PSYA02 March 11, 2013 Bipolar Disorders Bipolar I Disorder: Episodes of mania (“nonstop orgasm”) either by themselves or, more commonly, mixed with periods of major depression Bipolar II Disorder: Periods of major depression mixed with occasion less intense periods of mania (hypomanic episodes) Bipolar disorder is usually more depressive than manic Pierre Elliot Trudeau  Married a woman named Margaret  During the period of Trudeau‟s popularity, Margaret would disappear and reappear in weird places, example: a Rolling Stones concert Locus of control – external: believe they have no control over their lives. Internal: believe they have control over their lives.  Depressives usually have an external locus of control Possible Causes
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