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background image Mood Disorders – Unit 2 
▪  Mood disorders: involve distinct periods of either lower or higher mood and  activity levels than usual  “mood episodes”  ▪  2 basic types of mood episode:  •  depressive  •  manic or hypomanic  Major Depressive Episode (MDE)  o  At least 5 of the following need to be present in an individual for  about 2 weeks in order to be diagnosed. (of the 5,  one of the top 2  must be present !)  ▪  Depressed mood  (in children and men, irritability)  ▪  Anhedonia:  lack of interest or pleasure in things that used to be  interesting to the individual  ▪  Appetite or Weight Change – not explained by attempt to  gain/lose weight.  •  Forget to eat, less interested in food, or didn’t notice  ▪  Sleep problems  •  “hypersomnia” – sleeping more than usual. Needs to be  happening for a while  •  Insomnia  ▪  Psychomotor Changes – hare versus turtle  •  Psychomotor Agitation: have a lot of excess hyper  energy; talking more than usual  •  Psychomotor Retardation: Moving through “jell-o”, slow  moving.   Mood Disorders  Depressive  Bipolar  Major  Depressive  disorder  Persistent  Depressive  Disorder  Bipolar I  Cyclothymia  Bipolar II 

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School: Florida State University
Department: OTHER
Course: Abnormal Psychology
Professor: Natalie Sachs-Ericsson
Term: Spring 2017
Tags: clp4134, abnormal, Psychology, and depression
Name: CLP4143, Week 4 Notes
Description: Begins to cover mood disorders, specifically depressive disorders and their symptoms
Uploaded: 01/29/2018
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