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background image Questions:         Mood Disorders and Suicide  1. What are the symptoms of a Major Depressive Episode? 2. What distinguishes a Major Depressive  Episode from Major  Depressive  Disorder? 3. How is Persistent Depressive Disorder (PDD) similar to and  different from Major Depressive Disorder?  4. What is the prevalence rate for Major Depressive Disorder?   Persistent Depressive Disorder? What are the gender and age 
differences in MDD’s prevalence?
5. Describe biological theories for Depressive Disorders: A. What gene has been associated with MDD and how do 
environmental factors influence its expression?
B. What neurotransmitters are lower (on average) in people 
who are depressed? 
C. What brain regions have been shown to act differently in 
people with MDD? For each region, is it over- or under-active?
6. Describe psychological theories for depressive disorders: What do behavioral theories say about the development of 
depression? What behaviors are or aren’t reinforced in 
depressed individuals? How does this contribute to the 
What do cognitive theories say about depression? What 
maladaptive cognitions have been shown to be present more 
often in individuals who are depressed?
background image 7. Compare and contrast major drug classes used to treat  depression. 8. Describe the general goals of two primary psychological  treatments for depressive disorders: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and
Interpersonal Therapy
9. Identify the key features of a Manic Episode with regard to  mood, time, and impairment?  
10. Describe the similarities and differences between a 
Hypomanic Episode and a Manic Episode?  11. Identify the key differences between Bipolar I Disorder and  Bipolar II Disorder?  How does Cyclothymic Disorder differ from the 
other two bipolar disorders?
12. Describe the respective prevalence rates and courses of  Bipolar I and Bipolar II disorders. 13. Describe the biological and psychological theories for bipolar  disorders. 14. Describe the biological and psychological treatments for  bipolar disorders. 15. Differentiate between suicide and nonsuicidal self-injury. 16. Describe the gender differences with respect to deaths by  suicide and suicide attempts.  Describe ethnic differences in deaths by 
17. Identify risk factors and warning signs for death by suicide.
background image 18. Describe the interpersonal theory of suicide. 19. Describe treatment and prevention efforts for suicidal  behavior.        Eating Disorders:  20. What is Anorexia Nervosa (AN)? Bulimia Nervosa (BN)? Binge  eating disorder? (BED)? How are they similar and how are they 
21. How are the subtypes of AN defined? 22. How common is AN? How long does it usually last? What  demographic is most likely to be diagnosed with AN? 23. What are some medical complications that can be associated with AN? 24. How is a binge episode defined? 25. What are compensatory behaviors? 26. Describe the prevalence and course of BN. 27. What are some medical complications that are associated  with BN?
background image 28. Describe the prevalence and course of BED. 29. What are some ways that social messages about body and  body image can influence eating disorder symptoms? How can we 
work to reverse negative messages from society to reduce the 
incidence of eating disorders as a culture?
30. What are some biological theories about the development  and maintenance of eating disorders? What role do we think that 
neurotransmitters and hormones play? 
31. What about psychology? What personality traits are often  associated with AN? BN? BED? 32. What drug treatment is commonly used to combat eating  disorders (and which eating disorder(s) is it used for)?  33.What are the frontline psychological treatments for AN, BN,  and BED? When are family-based treatments appropriate?        Substance Use Disorders:  34. With respect to Substance Use Disorders, what is a  substance? 35. What is the overall prevalence of illicit drug use? How is this  different for different age and ethnicity groups? How has illicit drug use
changed over time? 
36. What is intoxication, and what is withdrawal? What are the  intoxication and withdrawal effects of:  a) Alcohol
b) Cannabis
background image c) Stimulants
d) Opiates
e) Hallucinogens
37. Which substances have the highest levels of problematic use  across society? Lower levels?  38. What are the key features of Alcohol Use Disorder and  Substance Use Disorders?  39. What neurotransmitters are most involved with substance  use disorders? Brain areas? How do genetics play a role?  40. What is the role of learning/behavioral models in the  Substance Use Disorders?  41. With regard to substance use disorders, compare and  contrast the disease model and the harm reduction model. How does 
treatment differ between the two models?
42. What biological treatments are available for Substance Use  Disorders? Cognitive/behavioral treatments?  Answers:         Mood Disorders and Suicide 
background image 1. At least 5 of the following symptoms for at least 2 weeks Depressed mood* Anhedonia Appetite or weight changes Sleep problems Psychomotor changes Loss of energy Feelings of worthlessness or inappropriate guilt Concentration problems Suicidal thoughts Symptoms must represent a change from previous functioning
Episode must cause some distress and/or impairment
2. A major depressive episode is a collection of symptoms for a  set period of time A major depressive disorder  is the presence of a major  depressive episode that is not better accounted for by another disorder
(with no history of manic, mixed, or hypomanic episodes)
3. PDD is more chronic (but can be less severe) than MDD
At least symptoms for at least 2 years
Appetite problems Sleep problems Low energy

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School: Florida State University
Department: OTHER
Course: Abnormal Psychology
Professor: Natalie Sachs-Ericsson
Term: Spring 2017
Name: CLP 4143 Exam 2 Study Guide
Description: This study guide covers the material from exam 2 (Depression, Bipolar, Suicide, Eating Disorders, and Substance Use Disorders)
Uploaded: 02/28/2017
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