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Mood Disorders: Assessment and Treatment

The history of treatment for those suffering from a mental illness, or a mood disorder, is quite often a history of…

Horror and misery Excellent care Non-stigmatization Easy access to resources

The difference between normal sadness and depression is:

Depression is more common Normal sadness typically has a long duration Most individual do not feel normal sadness in their life span Depression interferes with daily life and normal functioning

A depressed person is most likely to feel:

Sad due to the loss of a loved one Persistently sad, anxious or empty Happy due to the presence of caregivers Intensely happy for the majority of the time

Of the following, who is most likely to develop a Depressive Disorder:

An Adult woman A teenage boy An Adult man A young girl

A depressed man is more likely to feel

Worthless Sad Guilty Tired and Irritable

Antidepressants should be taken:

Antidepressants should be taken: When a person feel happy When there is rain forecast Per a doctor's directions

Which of the following would not be considered Talk Therapy (Psychotherapy):

Medication Prescription Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Interpersonal Therapy Problem-Solving Therapy

Electroconvulsive Therapy:

Can provide relief for people Is "Quack" science from the old days Is very painful Will cause severe brain damage

Which factors are not known to typically cause depression?

Biological Genetics Physical Activity Hormones

For a person to meet the Diagnostic Criteria for a Major Depressive Disorder they need to be experiencing the identified symptoms for a minimum of:

One week Two weeks Three weeks One Month

All of the following are common symptoms of Clinical Depression EXCEPT:

A lack of concentration An inability to make decisions Obsession with killing someone Suicidal thoughts with plans to commit suicide

Persistent Depressive Disorder (Dysthymia) differs from Major Depressive Disorder in the following way:

It has the presence of a genetic component to the disease It does not cause the same level of disability Lasts for a shorter period of time Has none of the same symptoms

Those experiencing Bipolar Disorder have high and low mood swings that are most accurately described as:

Light and Dark Manic and Depressive Up and Down Loud and Silent

Manic episodes can be described as moods that are abnormally:

Sad or depressing Slow or despondent Euphoric or irritable Sleepy

The onset of mania or hypomania for people with bipolar disorder is:

Always scary Very dangerous Always Anxiety provoking Often a pleasant experience

Patients suffering from Bipolar Disorder or Clinical Depression can, as a result, experience certain elements of:

Psychosis Sunburn Intelligence Vocational Skills

Which of the following has been found effective in treating depression:

Cognitive Therapy Behavioral Therapy Medication All of the Above

In considering medical intervention the Social Worker/Therapist may:

Prescribe Medication Tell the patient which medication would be best Test the patient's prescribed medication for side-effect Refer the patient to a physician

What are the three types of medication used to treat Bipolar Disorder?

Mood Stabilizers, Antidepressants, Antipsychotic Medication Mood Stabilizers, Aspirin, Antipsychotic Medication Mood Stabilizers, Antidepressants, Muscle Relaxers Pain Killers, Antidepressants, Antipsychotic Medication

One of the main methods to reduce the stigma associated with mood disorders is through:

Never talking about it Mocking Creating therapeutic alliances Staying away from those with an issue