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Given the patient's current social and occupational situation he or she emotionally feels:

Dysthymia = Somewhat worse than would be expected.
Depression = Very much worse than would be expected.
Hypomania = Somewhat better than would be expected.
Mania = Very much better than would be expected.

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DSM-IV-TR categories of primary mood disorders:

1. Major depressive disorder.
2. Bipolar disorder.
3. Dysthymic disorder.
4. Cyclothymic disorder.

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Secondary mood disorders:

1. Due to general medical condition.
2. Substance-induced mood disorder.

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Major depressive disorder:

Recurrent episodes of depression, each continuing for AT LEAST 2 WEEKS.

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Bipolar disorder:

Bipolar I = Episodes of BOTH mania (for at least 1wk) + depression.
Bipolar II = BOTH hypomania (for at least 4 DAYS) + depression.

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Dysthymic disorder:

Continuing over a 2-year period (1 year in children) with no discrete episodes of illness.

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Cyclothymic disorder:

Hypomania and dysthymia occurring over a 2-year period (1yr in children) with no discrete episodes of illness.

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Epidemiology of mood disorders:

NO DIFFERENCES associated with:
1. Ethnicity.
2. Education.
3. Marital status.
4. Income.

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The lifetime prevalence of mood disorders - Major depressive disorder:

Men = 5-12%.
Women = 10-20%.

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The lifetime prevalence of mood disorders - Bipolar disorder:

1% overall, no sex difference.

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The lifetime prevalence of mood disorders - Dysthymic disorder:

6% overall - Up to 3 TIMES MORE COMMON in women.

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The lifetime prevalence of mood disorders - Cyclothymic disorder:

Less than 1% overall - No sex difference.

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Definitions - The mood or affective disorders are characterized by ...?

A primary disturbance in internal emotional state, causing subjective distress and problems in social and occupational functioning.