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exam 5 psych mood disorders
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___ disorders are extended periods of depressed, euphoric, or irritable emotional states that cause a person significant distress and interfere with daily life.
adva gave birth 6 days ago and now is sad and lethargic. she may be suffering from ___ depression, which is the newer term for "postpartum" depression.
according to some research estimates by goodwin and jamison (2007), about ___ percent of people diagnosed with bipolar disorder will attempt suicide at some point in their lives.
recently, zeb has lost his passion for sports. invitations to play with his friends just don't excite him. this loss of interest is an example of which symptom of a major depressive episode?
in order to be formally diagnosed with a major depressive episode, symptoms must be present for a minimum of ___ and cause significant distress.
which of the following would be the best example of hypersomnia?
marvin lies in bed all day, sleeping on and off.
psychomotor ___ refers to an increase in activity that is marked by restlessness and fidgeting, pacing, or tapping of the feet.
a major depressive disorder can only be diagnosed if several criteria are met; but it can also be ruled out if which of the following has ever occurred?
the individual has ever experienced a manic or hypomanic episode
what is the technical name for recurrent thoughts of suicide or planning an attempt to kill oneself?
the high school swim team coach is having a manic episode and is having thoughts of ___. he is convinced that he is going to be the next coach of the olympic team.
how can you best distinguish between a manic episode and a hypomanic episode?
by the duration and level of impairment
dr. scarcliff is seeing a patient with symptoms of euphoria and grandiosity. what question should he ask to determine if the correct diagnosis is bipolar 1 of bipolar 2 disorder?
is this patient experiencing a manic episode or a hypomanic episode?
___ is the key feature of cyclothymia.
the cycling between hypomanic and depressive states
regarding the age at which people experience major depressive disorder (MDD), which of the following is the most accurate statement?
the prevalence of MDD among older adults is much lower than for younger people.
bryon has just been diagnosed with a major depressive episode. if he is like ___ percent of people with such problem, he will begin recovering from his symptoms within about 3 months.
the highest lifetime prevalence rate of bipolar disorder is found in which country?
the way in which a person infers the cause or meaning of behaviors or events around them is called their ___ style.
according to the ___ theory, stressors that disrupt sleep or other daily routines that involve one's biological clock can trigger a relapse of symptoms related to bipolar disorder.
karla takes antidepressants but has been advised that she should stay away from "anything that has tyramine" such as wine, soy sauce, and aged cheese. what kind of drugs does karla take?
a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI)
when someone with bipolar disorder is prescribed lithium, the expected changes include:
a decrease of dopamine and glutamate and increase of GABA neurotransmitters.
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