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1. What are the four aspects?

  • Physical symptoms, appears to run in families, success of anti-depressants, injury or medication that gives rise to depression
  • Physical symptoms, neurotransmitter malfunction, success of anti-depressants, adaptive functions
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2. Is nor-adrenaline and serotonin too high or low

  • Too low
  • Too high

3. What are the two biological explanations?

  • Neurotransmitter deficiency, Genes
  • Genetic influence and neurotransmitter dysfunction
  • Family studies, neurotransmitter imbalance

4. What percentage of the population have depression

  • 12%
  • 10%
  • 20%

5. How many times more prevalent is mutant gene that starves brain of serotonin in depressed patients

  • 10 times
  • 5 times
  • 20 times


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