Flashcards in Characteristics of Depression Deck (5)
What is depression?
Depression is an affective mood disorder involving lengthy disturbances of emotions.
What are the stats for depression sufferers?
20% of people will suffer some form of depression
Women 2x more likely than men
Behavioural characteristics of depression -
loss of energy
poor personal hygiene
sleep pattern disturbance
loss of enthusiasm
Emotional characteristics of depression -
constant depressed mood