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Chapter 17 Lecture 4 - Lecture 30- class and lecture notes

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University of Toronto Scarborough
John Bassili

Lecture 30 o Mood disorders o Mood disorders involve discrete periods of time (episodes) during which the person is in a depressed (negative) or a manic (positive) mood o Moods can change o Can swing up and down to extremes o Despair might be so extreme- the only way out is suicide Come into epiodes o Top 10 Mood disorders are leading causes of disability worldwide: Major depression (mental) Iron- deficiency anemia Falls Alcohol use (mental) Pulmonary disease Bipolar mood disorder (mental) Congenital anomalies Osteoarthritis Schizophrenia (mental) Obsessive compulsive disorders (mental) o Might think that health is the biggest issue when it comes to disability o Depression o Depression is a clinical syndrome that involves a combination of emotional, cognitive and behavioral symptoms relating to overwhelming despair o Depression inventories: physical, cognitive, behavioral o Extreme cases of depression are known as major depression, clinical depression or unipolar depression Physical symptoms Fatigue o tired Difficulty sleeping o Sleeping all the time to get away from reality Change in appetite o Not eating o Lose weight o Pattern disruption o Over eat Cognitive symptoms Guilt o Negative thoughts o Not a good parent
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