Flashcards in Depression & Grief Deck (5)
When feelings of sadness or depressed mood symptoms are severe, persistent, and cause serious impairment in functioning, a clinical diagnosis of ______ should be considered.
major depressive disorder (MDD)
What is the mnemonic to remember the symptoms of depression?
What does SIG-E-CAPS stand for?
Sleep- too much or too little
Interest – decreased
Guilt – increased
Energy – decreased
Concentration – decreased
Appetite – decreased or increased
A pt can be diagnosed with major depression if they have _____ criteria for at least _____.
5/9; 2 weeks