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1. How do drugs confirm link between nor-adrenaline and depression?

  • Drugs that lower nor-adrenaline bring about depressive states while those that increase nor-adrenaline show anti-depressant effects
  • Relieve depressive symptoms
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2. What percentage of the population have depression

  • 12%
  • 10%
  • 20%

3. What do post-mortem studies show about nor-adrenaline?

  • Increased density
  • Lower than normal levels

4. What two mental disorders did Keller look at when studying co-morbidity?

  • Depression and schitzophrenia
  • Depression and G.A.D
  • Depression and bi-polar

5. How can relatively low concordance rates be explained?

  • Different neurochemistry
  • Co-morbidity
  • Variation of genes

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