DSM-IV Depressive Episode Characteristics: Rather than being depressed children are?
DSM-IV Depressive Episode Characteristic: Rather than loss of interest children are?
Not gaining weight at the rate they should be
DSM-IV Depressive Episode Characteristic: Rather than weight loss children are?
Describe themselves negatively "I'm Dumb" or "I'm Stupid"
DSM-IV Depressive Episode Characteristic: Rather than worthlessness children do what?
Change in appetite Weight loss Insomnia Slowing Fatigue Feeling of worthlessness/guilt Poor concentration Thoughts of death
In order to be considered having a depressive episode children must go through a period of depressed mood and lack of interest in most activities for 2 weeks. They must also present with 4 other symptoms. What are some of these symptoms?
In preadolescents boys and girls equally display depression. In adolescent years which gender displays cases of depression?
Increased comorbid conduct disorder, increased genetic loading, and less response to AD therapy is an indicator of what age group of depression onset?
Yes (2.3 X greater)
Most people recover from depression in 1 year. Is the risk of recurrence increased without treatment?
1. Serotonin 2. NE 3. Cortisol
There is no solid genetic marker of depression, but what are the 3 genetic factors of depression?
Family and Relationship Factors
How do depressed parent, hostily family environment, poor social skills, and parental criticism related to pediatric depression?
Symptoms occur less than 2 months after recovery
What is the definition of relapse?
What is it called when symptoms return 2 months after recovery?