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Signs of major depressive episode
-depressed mood
-loss of interest/pleasure in day to day activities
-weight loss
-feelings of worthlessness
-inability to concentrate
-thoughts of death for at least 2 weeks
What is the difference between major depressive episode symtoms and dysthymic disorder
Dysthymic disorder invovles insomina or hypersomnia, low energy, low self-esteem, poor concentration and/or feelings of hoplessness for at least 2 years whereas the criteria for a major depressive episode must happen over the course of two weeks
Signs of manic episode
abnormally elated, expansive or irritable mood for a period of at least one week where the person experiences inflated self esteem or grandiosity, decreased need for sleep, talkativeness, flight of ideas, distractability, increase in goal-oriented behavior, and excessive invovlement in pleasurable activities
What is the difference between a manic episode and a hypomanic episode
A hyponamic episode occurs over the course of 4 days whereas a manic episode happens for at least one week
Mixed Episode
The criteria for both depressive episodes and manic episodes are present nearly every day for at least one week
Bipolar I Disorder
One or more MANIC episodes or MIXED episodes
Bipolar II Disorder
One or more MAJOR depresive episodes COMBINED with at least ONE Hypomanic Episode
Cyclothymic Disorder
Hypomanic Symptoms and depressive symptoms that do NOT meet the criteria for a Major Depressive Episode fora period of at least 2 years
Major Depressive Disorder
One or more major depressive episodes WITHOUT history of Manic, Mixed or Hypomanic Episode. There must have been one or more major depressive episodes to diagnose a major depressive disorder
What is the difference between Bipolar II Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder
Bipolar II Disorder includes Hypomanic Episodes and Major Depressive Disorder does not necessarily include a history of hypomanic episodes
What is the difference between Cyclothymic Disorder and Dysthymic Disorder
Cyclothymic Disorder includes hypomanic symptoms AND depressive symptoms where as dysthymic disorder mainly includes depressive symptoms
BiPolar Meds
Lithium, Depakote and Clonazepam
Depression Meds
Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft, Celexa, Tofranil, Elavil,Marplan, Nardil and Eldepyl