chapter 29 emotional regulation and mood

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Dopamineneurotransmitter that if imbalanced results in depressiondysthymiadepressed mood that occurs on more days than not for at least 2 yearsextinctionprocess in which a new association forms between a conditioned stimulus and a conditioned responsefear centered anxiety disorderthey may occur following a situation that the mind associates with overwhelming negative consequencesGamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA)a primary inhibitory amino acid neurotransmitter that is widely distributed in the central nervous systemgeneralized anxiety disordera state of excessive worrying that interferes with daily functionhypomanialess extreme in presentation than mania; doesn't need impairment in function or hospitalizationmajor depressive disorderclinical syndrome characterized by the presence of one or more depressive episodes of 2 weeks or longer over an individual's lifetimemajor depressive episodelasts for 2 weeks and includes one of the two major symptoms of depressed mood and at least four additional symptomsmaniacharacterized by an abnormal and persistently elevated, expansive, or irritable mood and increased energy present for most of the time, nearly every day, or week or more ad accompanied by other symptoms such as flight of ideas, pressured speech patterns, and increasing goal-directed activities.Norepinephrinea neurotransmitter that if imbalanced results in depressionpanic disordercondition characterized by sudden episodes of intense fear that often results in increased sympathetic functionpersistent depressive disorderor dysthmia, depressed mood that occurs on more days than not for at least 2 yearspremenstrual dysphoric disordera severe form of PMS in which typical menstral symptoms appear but are so severe that they affect the women's mentla health, resulting in depression or anxietyrapid cyclingindividual with bipolar disorder experiences four or more depressive and/or manic episodes within 12 monthsreconsolidationprocess by which an older memory is activated and once again consolidated or reinforcedSelective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs)used widely for the treatment of anxietySerotoninAffects mood, hunger, sleep and arousal. Undersupply linked to anxiety disordercondition characterized by periods of significant fear resulting from a feeling of being judged that leads to significant impairment of daily functioningworried center anxiety disordersuch as GAD, thought to involve functional disruptions in neuronal circuitry