Flashcards in 1) Symptoms and Diagnosis Deck (23)
What are the 3 core symptoms of depression?
Lack of energy
Lack of enjoyment and interest
What are some examples of depressive thoughts?
Low self esteem
Guilt and self blame
What are some biological symptoms associated with depression?
Early morning waking
Diurnal variation of mood
Loss of libido
What is psychomotor retardation?
Slow moving or speaking
What are some examples of other presentations depression?
How does agitated depression present?
Patient is restless and agitated rather than psychomotor retarded
How does masked depression present?
Depressive symptoms less obvious
How does atypical depression present?
What other condition is atypical depression associated with?
Seasonal affective disorder
How does psychotic depression present?
Hallucinations, often auditory
What is a hallucination?
False perception when there is no external stimulus
What is a delusion?
Idea or belief, held on inadequate grounds and not in keeping with patient's education and cultural background
Give an example of depression in a specific context:
Post natal depression
How does the presentation of depression vary in different cultures?
Western world better at describing mental health so other patients may present with more physical symptoms e.g. tiredness
Describe some symptoms of mania:
Ideas of self importance
Flight of ideas
What are the ICD-10 classifications of depressive episodes?
Severe with psychotic symptoms
What are the ICD-10 classifications of manic episodes?
Mania with psychotic symptoms
What is prevalence of depressive symptoms?
What is the risk of depressive illness?
What is the risk of bipolar disorder?
What are some biological causes of depression?
What are some psychological causes of depression?
View of yourself and the world