Ab Psych - Mood Disorders

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  1. Types of mood disorder
    • Unipolar
    • Bipolar
    • Mixed features - Mixed depression and mania simultaneously
  2. Mood Disorder subtypes/specifiers
    • Psychotic features
    • Anxious distress
    • Mixed features
    • Atypical features
    • Catatonic features
    • Peripartum onset
    • Season pattern
    • (Bipolar) Rapid cycling
  3. Three main depressive disorders
    • Major Depression
    • Dysthymia
    • Double Depression
  4. Major Depression Asessment
    • Two weeks of depressed mood or loss of interest/pleasure
    • Changes in weight, appetite or sleep
    • Agitation
    • Decreased energy
    • Feelings of worthlessness or guilt
    • Difficulty concentrating/decision making
    • Recurrant thoughts of death or suicide
  5. Prevalence of Major Depression
    • Most common¬†Mood Disorder
    • Past year prev: 6.5% (Global), 4.5% (Canada)
    • 16% Worldwide lifetime
  6. Major Depression and Gender/Age
    • Twice as common in women
    • Peaks in Adolescence and Elderly (lesser extent)
  7. Dysthymia asessment
    Same as major depression, but over a greater period
  8. Double depression
    Major depression and Dysthymia combined
  9. Double Depression Subtypes
    • Persistent Major Depression
    • Intermittent Major Depressive episodes (with and without current episode)
  10. Peak times for suicide
    Spring and early summer
  11. Suicide risk factors (List four)
    • Gender, Male
    • Aboriginal
    • Living alone/no social support
    • Previous suicide attempts
    • Family history
    • Age >45
    • Accompanying mental disorder
    • Hopelessness
    • Severity of depression
    • Plans
  12. Major depression treatments
    • Psychotherapy
    • Drugs
    • Hormones
    • Excercise
    • Sleep deprivation
    • ECT
    • TMS
    • Light
    • Diet
  13. Bipolar disorder asessment
    Depression + >= 1 week of Abnormally elevated or irritated mood

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Ab Psych - Mood Disorders
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