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What is a mental disorder ?
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A substantial disorder of thought, mood, perception(five senses), orientation or memory that grossly impairs:
-judgment, behavior, capacity to recognize reality, or meet the ordinary demands of life. 
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What are neurons ? 
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Brain cells 
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Whats is the DSM5?
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A list that contains all the currently known mental disorders. 
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Criteria of Oppositional defiant Disorder?
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A pattern of negative, hostile and defiant behavior. 
E.g. deliberately annoys others , blames others, is spiteful. 
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What are the two most effective ways of suicide ? 
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Firearms and hanging. 
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What is dissociation?
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A severe impairment in Identity,memory and consciousness. 
E.g I got from point a to b and don't know how. 
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How Long should a person use antidepressants and what is a major challenge of using these drugs? 
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6 months to be used
• suicidal thoughts are a major risk because antidepressants give someone more energy, but the thoughts are still there. 
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Chriteria for diagnosing a major depressive disorder ?
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5 or more of these symptoms in a two week period:
•depressed mood
•diminished interest or pleasure 
•significant wheight change 
•fatigue /no energy
•feelings of worthlessness 
•thoughts of death or suicide
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What are antidepressants used to treat ? 
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Unipolar/major depressive disorder. 
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Do anti depressants work on bipolar disorder? 
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No, they may cause a manic episode. 
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How to diagnose bipolar disorder (hint two distinct episodes. 
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Must have been diagnosed with a unipolar disorder , and have at different times  :
•manic episode 
•Depression 

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What is the best way to treat unipolar/major depressive disorder ? 
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Combination of medication and therapy, such as cognitive behavioral therapy , neurostimulation treatments. 
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Q:
What is a mental disorder ?
A:
A substantial disorder of thought, mood, perception(five senses), orientation or memory that grossly impairs:
-judgment, behavior, capacity to recognize reality, or meet the ordinary demands of life. 
Q:
What are neurons ? 
A:
Brain cells 
Q:
Whats is the DSM5?
A:
A list that contains all the currently known mental disorders. 
Q:
Criteria of Oppositional defiant Disorder?
A:
A pattern of negative, hostile and defiant behavior. 
E.g. deliberately annoys others , blames others, is spiteful. 
Q:
What are the two most effective ways of suicide ? 
A:
Firearms and hanging. 
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Q:
What is dissociation?
A:
A severe impairment in Identity,memory and consciousness. 
E.g I got from point a to b and don't know how. 
Q:
How Long should a person use antidepressants and what is a major challenge of using these drugs? 
A:
6 months to be used
• suicidal thoughts are a major risk because antidepressants give someone more energy, but the thoughts are still there. 
Q:
Chriteria for diagnosing a major depressive disorder ?
A:
5 or more of these symptoms in a two week period:
•depressed mood
•diminished interest or pleasure 
•significant wheight change 
•fatigue /no energy
•feelings of worthlessness 
•thoughts of death or suicide
Q:
What are antidepressants used to treat ? 
A:
Unipolar/major depressive disorder. 
Q:
Do anti depressants work on bipolar disorder? 
A:
No, they may cause a manic episode. 
Q:
How to diagnose bipolar disorder (hint two distinct episodes. 
A:
Must have been diagnosed with a unipolar disorder , and have at different times  :
•manic episode 
•Depression 

Q:
What is the best way to treat unipolar/major depressive disorder ? 
A:
Combination of medication and therapy, such as cognitive behavioral therapy , neurostimulation treatments. 
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