PSY240H1 Lecture Notes - Light Therapy, Reuptake, Cyclothymia

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Chapter 9 and 10: mood disorders and suicide. Mood remains at one pole of the depression-mania continuum (usually depression) Mood swings across the depression mania continuum (one minute depressed, the next, manic) (many people may experience symptoms of depression, but not necessarily to a large enough degree to be considered a full depressive episode ) Exogenous depression linked to an event in life that may have triggered it. Endogenous not linked to a life situation that triggered it (internal factors, like neurotransmitters) 2 or more major depressive episodes (single episode = major depressive episode) Low grade depression lasting more than two years. Experience major depressive episodes superimposed on dysthymic disorder. Sad, depressed mood and/or loss of interest and pleasure (anhedonia) in usual activities, plus 3 or 4 additional symptoms: Psychomotor agitation (must be apparent to other people)/retardation (retardation=everything is a huge effort and move slower) Change in appetite (eat too little/much)/weight (at least a 5% change in weight)

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