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Disruptive mood dysregulation

Before age 10. Persistent irritable & angry mood.
Angry outbursts at least 3X week.
Comorbid: ADHD & MDD
Course: Chronic, risk of progressing to MDD, Dysthymic, Anxiety

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Disruptive mood dysregulation tx

If resemble...
Unipolar depression/Anxiety: SSRI & Stimulant
Bipolar: Atypical antipsychotics & Mood stabilizer
Plus CBT

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Major depressive disorder dx/prevalence

Highest lifetime prevalence of any psych d/o
Females, Hispanic/Black, Divorced/no close relt
Dx: 5 sx X 2 weeks including:
1. Depressed mood OR
2. Loss of interest/pleasure
Onset with stressful event

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MDD Beck's Cognitive Triad

1. Negative view on self
2. Environment is hostile & demanding
3. Expects suffer & failure in the future

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Schema

Way of organizing/interpreting experiences

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Arbitrary inference

Conclusion without evidence

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Specific abstraction

Focus on one detail & ignore others

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Overgeneralization

Conclusion based on too little experience

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Magnification/Minimization

Under/Over value the significance of an event

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Personalization

Self-reference external events

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Black/White thinking

All or non categories

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Learned helplessness theory (MDD)

Depression is connected with experiencing uncontrollable events
Leads to loss of self esteem.
Tx: learn sense of control & master the environment.