Mood vs. Emotion
Mood disorders Def.
Pattern of illness due to an abnormal mood
Almost every patient with mood disorder experiences depression at some point
Mood Episodes Def.
Building blocks for codable mood disorders
Most of the patients with mood disorders have one or more of these three episodes:
Depressive Disorders DSM V
Major depressive disorder
Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia)
Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder (<18 years)
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder
Depressive disorder due to another medical condition
Substance/medication induced depressive disorder
Other specified, or unspecified, depressive disorder
Prevalence psychiatric disorders CH
Risk factors Depression
Depressioin Def. (DSM V)
Major depressive disorder is a common and serious medical illness
negatively affects feelings, thinking and behavior
causes feelings of sadness and/or a loss of interest in activities once enjoyed
can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems
can decrease a person’s ability to function at work / home
Depression vs. Sadness (Grief)
When both of them co-exist togehter, then grief is more severe and last longer.
BUT: despite the overlap, they are still different!!!