Biological Explanations Of Depression

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1. What is an issue with animal studies?

  • They provide evidence that we can't gain from humans
  • We can't generalise them to humans
  • It is unethical for the animals in all cases
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2. Evolutionary explanations suggest depression is:

  • An honest signal of need, seeking social support
  • A display of attention-seeking behaviour
  • A result of our rapidly changing EEA (Enviroment of evolutionary adaptation)

3. For how long must symptoms persist for it to be classified as depression?

  • 6 Months
  • 2 Weeks
  • 1 Year
  • 4 Weeks

4. How do insecticides increase the odds of developing depression?

  • They don't, they reduce the risk
  • Disturb serotonin levels in the brain
  • Alter noradrenaline levels in the brain

5. How many people suffer from depression worldwide?

  • 220 million
  • 80 million
  • 120 million
  • 140 million


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