Depression

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Concordance Rates of Monozygotics and Dizygotic twins?
46% and 20%
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What effect do insecticides have?
Alter serotonin levels, increase risk of depression (Animal study - organophosphate)
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What percentage of depressed individuals can loss explain?
10%
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What do SSRI's increase the risk of in adolescents?
Increased risk of suicide (Decreased risk in adults)
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Why are elderly individuals less likely to seek help?
Negative Schema, lose independence
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According to CBT what is an antidote to depression?
Exercise - Babyak: exercise group better than SSRI's - combo = best
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What are some side effects to ECT?
Cognitive impairment, memory loss, headaches. 30% report fear and anxiety
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What is inter-rater reliability?
When two experimenters have the same findings
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What is test-retest?
When you repeat the study after a period of time and have the same findings
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Clinical characteristics of depression?
2 weeks, DSM, not follow bereavement, 5 symptoms. Must include either depressed mood or loss of pleasure
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