Depression-Psychology notes

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  • Created on: 26-12-18 19:47

What is depression?

Depression is a mood disorder characterised by feelings of despondency and hopelessness

An affective mood disorder

Involves lengthy disturbance of emotions

Different forms/types of depression-

Unipolar Depression (disorder) (aka Major depression)

-An episode of depression that can occur suddenly

-Major dep can be reactive-caused by external factors,for example,the death of a loved one

-Or can be endogenous-caused by internal factors,for…


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