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 Psychomotor agitation/retardation Suicidal ideation
A pt can be diagnosed with major depression if they have _____ criteria for at least _____.
5/9; 2 weeks
What are the questions of the PHQ-2?
Over the past 2 weeks, how often have you been bothered by any of the following:
“little interest or pleasure in doing things”
“Feeling down, depressed, or hopeless?”