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Abnormal Psychology Chapter 7
Tim Trull Mizzou
Terms in this set (28)
Cognitive distortions of the negative cognitive triad that are constantly repeated and often associated with depression.
bipolar I disorder
A mental disorder marked by one or more manic or mixed episodes.
bipolar II disorder
A mental disorder marked by episodes of hypomania that alternate with episodes of major depression.
bipolar mood disorder
A mental disturbance sometimes characterized by depression and mania.
Irrational, inaccurate thoughts that people have about environmental events.
A mental disorder marked by fluctuating symptoms of hypomania and depression for at least two years.
A mental disorder marked by a chronic feeling of depression and other symptoms for at least two years.
electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
A procedure in which an electrical current is introduced to the brain to produce a seizure to alleviate severe mood disorder.
Family interactions characterized by high levels of emotional overinvolvement, hostility, and criticism.
A feeling of despair often related to severe depression and suicide.
A theory of depression that people are more likely to become depressed if they make global, internal, and stable attributions about negative life events.
A period during which a person experiences manic symptoms but without significant interference in daily functioning.
A theory related to depression that people act in a helpless, passive fashion upon learning their actions have little effect on their overall environment.
major depressive disorder
A mental disorder often marked by multiple major depressive episodes.
major depressive episode
A period of time, two weeks or longer, marked by sad or empty mood most of the day, nearly every day, and other symptoms.
A period during which a person feels highly euphoric or irritable.
A period during which a person experiences symptoms of mania and major depression.
monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI)
A class of antidepressant drug that inhibits monoamine oxidase, which breaks down neurotransmitters, to increase levels of those neurotransmitters.
A class of mental disorders marked by severe changes in mood toward depression and/or mania.
A medication used to help people control rapid shifts in mood.
negative cognitive triad
Cognitive distortions involving the self, world, and the future.
A major depressive episode during weeks following childbirth.
premenstrual dysmorphic disorder
A mental disorder marked by depressive symptoms during most menstrual periods.
A treatment procedure for older adults with depression involving a systematic review of one's life and resolution of regrets.
repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS)
A procedure to treat mood disorders that involves rapidly changing magnetic fields.
selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI)
A class of antidepressant medication that specifically affects serotonin levels and has fewer side effects than other antidepressants.
A class of antidepressant medication that affects different neurotransmitter systems and often comes with many side effects.
unipolar mood disorder
A mood disturbance usually marked by depression only.
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