PSYC 3082 Chapter : Ch 6

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15 Mar 2019
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Ch 6: mood disorders and suicide mood- feeling state. Mood disorders - gross deviations in mood. Composed of different types of mood episodes periods of depressed elevated mood lasting days or weeks; Extremely depressed mood and/or loss of pleasure (anhedonia) Lasts most of the day, nearly every day for at least two weeks. At least 4 additional physical or cognitive symptoms: (including additional) meet criteria for major depressive episode. Indecisiveness, feelings of worthlessness, fatigue, appetite change, restlessness or feeling slowed down (numb), sleep disturbance (hypersomnia, insomnia), One of rst two and 4 of the rest for a minimum of 2 weeks. Minimum of 1 of major depressive episodes separated by periods of remission. Single episode - highly unusual mdd single episode) 1 year, return to normal mood state, symptom free then experience another episode = diagnosed major depressive disorder - Previously could not be diagnosed during periods of mourning.

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