N358 Ch 16

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  1. What disorder is characterized by depressed mood or loss of interest or pleasure in usual activities? Evidence will show impaired social and occupational functioning that has existed for at least 2 weeks, no history of manic behavior, and symptoms that cannot be attributed to use of substances or a general medical condition.
    major depressive disorder
  2. What disorder is characterized by being sad or down in the dumps with no evidence of psychotic symptoms? Chronically depressed mood for most of the day, more days than not, for at least 2 years.
    persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia)
  3. What disorder is characterized by markedly depressed mood, excessive anxiety, mood swings, and decreased interest in activities during the week prior to menses, improving shortly after period, and becoming minimal or absent in week after period?
    premenstrual dysphoric disorder
  4. What common side effects occur with tricyclics and heterocyclics?
    • blurred vision
    • constipation
    • urinary retention
    • orthostatic hypotension
    • seizure
    • tachycardia
    • weight gain
    • photosensitivity
  5. What common side effects occur with SSRIs and SNRIs?
    • insomnia
    • headache
    • weight loss
    • sexual dysfunction
  6. What common side effects occur with MAOIs?
    hypertensive crisis
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N358 Ch 16
2015-09-24 19:19:30
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