Explanations of Depression

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  • Explanations of Depression
    • Biological
      • Neurochemical
        • Goodwin
          • resperine- hypertension=depressed. iproniazid- TB= elevated mood
        • Shastry
          • manic- serotonin low, noradrenaline high
        • Sulser
          • dysfunction in reception of neurotransmitter by receiving neuron
      • Brain structure
        • Hippo campus- memory
        • Anterior cingulated cortex- stress
        • Pre frontal Cortex- goal related bahaviour
        • Amygdala- mood
    • Cognitive- UNIPOLAR
      • Beck- -ve schemas
        • Overgeneralisation
        • Magnification
        • Selective abstraction
        • Absolutist thinking
        • dysfunctional attitude scale (DAS)
        • cognitive triad of negative thinking- self, world, future
      • Abramson- attributions
        • internal, external
        • Global, specific
        • Stable, unstable
    • Psychodynamic
      • Freud
        • Oral stage/result of a lost one
      • Klein and Bowlby
        • Bowlby's attachment theory
      • Nietzel et al
        • Depressed people high in dependency?
  • Genetic
    • Biological
      • Neurochemical
        • Goodwin
          • resperine- hypertension=depressed. iproniazid- TB= elevated mood
        • Shastry
          • manic- serotonin low, noradrenaline high
        • Sulser
          • dysfunction in reception of neurotransmitter by receiving neuron
      • Brain structure
        • Hippo campus- memory
        • Anterior cingulated cortex- stress
        • Pre frontal Cortex- goal related bahaviour
        • Amygdala- mood
    • Twin Studies

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