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Pattern of observable behaviors, i.e.- facial expressions
sustained emotional response
depressed mood accompanied by several other symptoms (fatigue, loss of energy, changes in appetite)
Opposite of depression, elated mood, infalted self-esteem, decreased need for sleep
Only episodes of depression
Episodes of depression and mania
state of arousal that's defined by subjective feelings like sadness, anger, happy
short period of time where persons mood is either manic of depressed.
unpleasant mood associated with depression
chronic mild depressive condition present for many years. (over 2 years) and have 2 or more of poor appetite/overeating, fatigue, insomnia/hypersomnia, low self-esteem
Increased energy thats not full blow mania. Hypomania only last for a few days. 1 week=Mania.
chronic but less severe of bipolar. Person experiences several times of hypomania and frequent periods of depression during 2 years.
Improved or dimished
return of symptoms in person who has recovered.
people who create difficult circumstances increase level of stress in life. Depressed ppl create more stress.
People become detached from society when they feel existence is meaningless.
rules of the social group dictate that person must sacrifice his/her own life for others.
occurs after breakdown in social order or disruption of norms that govern peoples beahavior.
circumstances person lives in becomes unbearable.