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2 high prevalence mental disorders:

Major Depression
Anxiety Disorder

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2 kinds of anxiety disorders:

Panic/Agoraphobia
Generalised

3

When is depression not normal? 3 things and how long?

Persistant
interferes with function
distress
2 weeks minimum duration

4

when is major depression worst during day?

morning wakening

5

what is anhedonia?

loss of pleasure in all activities

6

4 questions to ask for Major Depression screen?

Low energy?
Loss of interest?
lost confidence in self?
hopeless?

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Major depressive episode post AMI?

increases morbidity
impact recovery

8

what can mimic major depression/anxiety disorders:

substance intoxication/withdrawal

9

5 cognitive symptoms of depression:

depressed mood
anhedonia
worthless feeling
no concentration
recurrent thoughts of death

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anxiety definition?

diffuse, unpleasant, vague sense of apprehension causing physical discomfort

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what is Yerkes-Dodson relationship?

certain Arousal enhances performance, but too much impairs it.

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when is anxiety considered a disorder

when the intensity or duration is out of proportion to the 'danger'

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what does generalised anxiety disorder mean?

global apprehension, not to a specific threat