PSYA4: Depression

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  • Created on: 14-06-15 17:14

1. Describe the procedure and findings of Scott.

  • reviewed 18 studies (1144 patients) - ECT is more effective than drugs in the short term.
  • reviewed 21 studies (1134 patients) - ECT is more effective than drugs in the short term.
  • reviewed 19 studies (1740 patients) - ECT is more effective than drugs in the short term.
  • reviewed 17 studies (1246 patients) - ECT is more effective than drugs in the long term.
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2. Who found 46% concordance rates in MZ twins vs. 20% in DZ twins (unipolar disorder)?

  • Harrington et al
  • McGuffin et al
  • Glowinski et al
  • Wender et al

3. Why is anger (a result of loss) directed inwards?

  • Superego deems it unacceptable
  • Fixation at the oral stage.
  • Ego deems it unacceptable
  • Id deems it unacceptable

4. What did Elkin et al find?

  • The median drop out rate for psychotherapy was 8%
  • Success of IPT depends on quality of relationship between therapist and client.
  • IPT was as effective as cognitive therapy and drug therapy in reducing symptoms
  • No improvement when IPT was used with citalopram

5. How many symptoms of depression must be present?

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 6

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