PSYA4: Depression

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  • Created on: 14-06-15 17:14

1. Who found that female twins genetically predisposed to depression were more likely to develop depression when faced with a negative life event?

  • Ruhe et al
  • Keller et al
  • Kendler et al
  • Kraft et al
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2. What is sociotropy?

  • Bias towards minimising successes in life.
  • Individual is worthless if not liked by all.
  • Individual is worthless if not successful.
  • Focusing only on the negative side of life.

3. What did Sackeim et al find?

  • Unilateral ECT is less likely to cause cognitive problems
  • Bilateral ECT is less likely to cause suicide attempts
  • Bilateral ECT is less likely to cause cognitive problems
  • Unilateral ECT is less likely to cause suicide attempts

4. Who found 46% concordance rates in MZ twins vs. 20% in DZ twins (unipolar disorder)?

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

5. Depression frequently occurs alongside other disorders (Co-morbidity). Which disorder does depression NOT frequently occur alongside?

  • Cancer
  • Placental infarction
  • Alcoholism
  • Anxiety

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