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Mood Disorders

Joanna Odenthal
  • Use the DSM-V criteria to diagnose a major depressive episode and to describe the symptoms of depression.
  • Distinguish adjustment disorder, dysthymia and seasonal affective disorder from major depressive disorder based on persistence of symptoms as defined by the DSM-V.
  • Diagnose bipolar disorder using DSM-V criteria, and describe the symptoms associated with mania. 
  • Distinguish bipolar II disorder and cyclothymic disorder from bipolar I disorder based on symptoms and duration of symptoms.
  • Recognize the various neurotransmitters implicated in mood disorders, and describe the different approaches to treatment for major depressive and bipolar disorder.
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Overview of Psychiatric Disorders > MOOD DISORDERS
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AccessMedicine > Case Files: Pharmacology 3e > Case 15 > Antidepressant Agents
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AccessMedicine > Resident Readiness®: Internal Medicine > Case 49 > Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)
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AccessMedicine > Workbook and Casebook for Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics > Case 8 > Psychopharmacology


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