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Neurochemical changes in Major Depressive Disorder

- ⬇️ Serotonin
- ⬇️ Dopamine
- ⬇️ Norepinephrine
- ⬇️ SHIAA (suicide and aggression) = desinhibited ➡️ acting out

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Chronic (least 2 yrs), mild depressed mood (distimia), functional.

Persistent Depressive Disorder

3

Alternating episodes of distimia and hypomania by 2 yrs

Cyclothymia

4

Which are the subtypes of bipolar disorder? Which is more functional?

- Bipolar I: Mania and Major depression
- Bipolar II: Hypomania episodes and Major depression. Better function.

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Neurochemical changes in Bipolar Disorder

- ⬆️ Norepinephrine
- ⬆️ Serotonin

6

Mortality rate and cause of mortality in anorexia nervosa

- 5 to 18%
- Heart disease by Hipokalemia

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Neurochemical changes in postraumatic stress disorder

⬆️ Norepinephrine and Epinephrine
⬇️ Cortisol

8

What type of schizophrenia is more hard to treat?

Type II - Negative symptoms
Atypical antipsychotics (Risperidone, Olanzapine, etc)
Associated to muscarinic receptors

9

Type of personality: believe that is a very important person in his job, feel so anger and surprised when their subjects don't make what he says, and has depressed mood, anhedonic, and insomnia since 2 weeks ago.

Narcissistic

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Main Dx criteria for Bipolar Disorder

Mania