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background image Week 4 Notes CLP 4143­02 Megan Rogers Starting chapter 7: Mood (but mostly depressive) Disorders Mood disorders: split into Unipolar and Bipolor.  Unipolar splits into Persistent Depressive Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder.  Bipolar splits into Bipolar I, Bipolar II, and Cyclothimia.  All mood disorders require the presence of at least one type of mood episode Unipolar –  Major Depressive Episode At least five of the following symptoms must occur most of the day, almost every day for two 
straight weeks are required
1.  Depressed moods
2. Changes in sleeping patterns (too much or too little)
3. Lack of interest in typically enjoyed activities or things
4. Excessive guilt or feelings of worthlessness
5. Decreased energy
6. Difficulty with concentrating or focusing on something
7. Changes in appetite (Too much or too little)
8. Psychomotor agitation/retardation (Feeling wound up (agitation), or sluggish 
(retardation) 9. Suicidality  To remember:  M­SIGE­CAPS At least one of these is required first: depressed mood and lack of interests Major Depressive Disorder
A. Must have had a presence of a major depressive episode 
background image B. Not better accounted for by another condition 
C. Must have significant distress or impairment (in work, school, home life, or 
relationships) D. Must have had no history of manic, hypomanic, or mixed episodes Persistent Depressive Disorder ­  At least 3 of the following more days than not for two or more  years 1. Hopelessness 
2. Energy loss
3. Low self­esteem
4. 2 years depressed mood (required to be diagnosed)
5. Changes in sleep patterns
6. Appetite changes
7. Difficulty in decision making and impaired concentration A. Depressed mood and + other symptoms for 2+ years
B. No period for two of more months without the symptoms
C. Not better accounted for by another condition
D. Significant distress or impairment 
E. No history of manic, hypomanic, or mixed episodes Depressive Disorder Specifiers 1. With psychotic features (hallucinations, delusions) 
2. With anxious distress 
3. With mixed features (symptoms of another disorder but not enough to be diagnosed)
4. With melancholic features (more severe)
5. With catatonia (absence of movement or rigidity or the body)
6. With atypical features (consistently oversleep and over eat, more symptoms)
7. With peripartum onset (occurs just before or after childbirth)  Prevalence of Depressive Disorders: Major depressive: 1 of 6 Persistent depressive: 1 of 20 Gender: 2x more common in women Age: Lowest during older ages  Course of Depression:

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School: Florida State University
Department: OTHER
Course: Abnormal Psychology
Professor: Natalie Sachs-Ericsson
Term: Spring 2017
Name: Notes for Week 4
Description: Here at all the notes from week 4, which cover mostly chapter 7.
Uploaded: 02/03/2018
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