Major Depressive Episode
Not a disorder by itself. depressed mood or loss of interest for at least 2 weeks, 5 or more: weight loss, Insomnia Psychomotor agitation, inappropriate guilt Dimished abilit to think, recurrent thoughts of death
Major Depressive Disorder
one or more major depressive episodes
elevated, expansive or notably irritable mood is present, lasting for at least one week. Three or more: Inflated self-esteem, Decreased need for sleep More talkative than usual, Flight of ideas, Attention is easily drawn to unimportant or irrelevant items Increase in goal-directed activity, Excessive involvement in pleasurable activities that have a high potential for painful consequences
not a disorder in itself, persistently elevated, expansive, or irritable mood, lasting throughout at least 4 days
Bipolar I Disorder
one or more manic or mixed episode usually accompanied by major depressive episodes.
Bipolar II Disorder
characterized by one or more Major Depressive Episodes accompanied by at least one Hypomanic espisode
exhibited by a depressed mood for most of the days, for more days than not, for at least 2 years.
mild form of bipolar disorder, a person has mood swings over a period of at least 2 years that go from mild depression to euphoria and excitement
troubled by repeated and unexpected "attacks" of intense fear or discomfort for no apparent reason. at least one month following an attack, have persistent concern about having another attack,worry about going crazy
need to change your behavior to accommodate the attack
period of intense fear or discomfort,symptoms developed abruptly and reached a peak within 10 minutes.
have an extreme fear of situations where they may be under the scrutiny of others
Marked and persistent fear that is excessive or unreasonable, cued by the presence or anticipation of a definite object or situation (e.g., flying, heights, animals, receiving an injection, seeing blood).
exposed to a traumatic even either experience, witnessed or confronted involving threatened death or serious injury. More that 1 month
Anxiety about being in places or situations from which escape might be difficult or embarrasing
recurrent and persistant thoughts with repetitive behaviors
Acute Stress Disorder
development of severe anxiety, dissociative, and other symptoms that occurs within one month after exposure to an extreme traumatic stressor (e.g., witnessing a death or serious accident).
development of emotional or behavioral symptoms in response to an identifiable stressor (or stressors) occurring within 3 months of the onset of the stressor not longer than 6 months