Abnormal effect types and symptoms

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  • Abnormal effect- Types, characteristics and sex difference
    • Types
      • Unipolar:  depressive episodes
        • Symptoms include having a depressed mod, diminished pleasure,  insomnia  and reduced concentration
      • Bipolar: alternating episodes of mania and depression
    • Sex differences
      • Females up to 4 times more likely to be diagnosed.
      • Reporting bias: females more likely to reveal symptoms than men are
      • Women have more hormones and hormone in balance e.g  post natal depression
  • Sex differences
    • Females up to 4 times more likely to be diagnosed.
    • Reporting bias: females more likely to reveal symptoms than men are
    • Women have more hormones and hormone in balance e.g  post natal depression

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