Flashcards in Module 50 Deck (6)
Major Depressive Disorder
occurs when signs of depression last more than two weeks and are not caused by drugs or medical conditions.
lies between blue mood and major depressive disorder. Characterized by daily depression lasting two years or more.
Blue Mood - DYSTHYMIC DISORDER - Major Depressive
alteration between depression and mania signals bipolar disorder.
Genetic influences: mood disorders run in families.
Neurotransmitter and Depression
Reduction of norepinephrine and serotonin has been implicated in depression.