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    demonstrate knowledge in the area of major depression. Anyone who completes this study should demonstrate the ability to link the function of the imbalance neurotransmitters to the symptoms. Part I: Provide a short description of the “story” you will present and the types of questions you will ask. I have heard of a lot of people who do not believe that psychiatric disorders exist. I want to focus my case study on a psychiatrist showing the science behind major depression, and how it is not…

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    age such as children, teenagers, middle age, adult age, and older age. But women are more prone to major depression than men due to the social pressures to the uniqueness of female response to stress; and also, the major depressive disorder may be caused by the side effects of certain medical illness and medication or therapy such as chemotherapy in a cancer patient (NIHM, 2016). Furthermore, the major depressive disorder causes severe symptoms that affect how people reason, think, sleep, eat…

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    Major Depressive Disorder Major depressive disorder is a mood disorder that is caused by extreme and repetitious feelings of desperation, worthlessness, and discouragement. Most of these feelings are known to cause impaired emotional, cognitive, behavioral, and physical functioning or performance. (NEED CITATION) Major or clinical depression is commonly diagnosed with those who have the symptoms every day for at least two weeks. DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual) is a common tool…

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    trigger a depressive episode. The most common from of depression is Major Depression, a form in which feelings of sadness last for two weeks or longer and interferes with daily life (psychiatry.org).” With this form of a depression the depressive period can be a one time event, such as when a relative dies, or reoccur over time (nimh.nih.gov). Persistent depressive disorder is defined as when a person experiences “episodes of major depression along with periods of less severe symptoms, [where]…

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    Who was the first person to break the Major League Baseball color barrier? Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play in Major League Baseball. Busting through many obstacles such as segregation. Through all that he set the example that color or race did not matter and that you could be what you want to be no matter what color. So he changed the game of baseball by being the first African American to play in Major League Baseball. Jackie Robinson was born on January 3,1919 in Cairo,…

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    enough”, “Nothing will ever get better”, and “Nobody cares” are just some of the everyday thoughts experienced by approximately 8% of the United States population. This group of people suffer from what can be a highly debilitating mental illness: major depressive disorder (MDD). Also known as unipolar depression, this disorder causes one to experience extreme sadness and hopelessness (Comer, 2015). Affecting women twice as often as men, MDD has a variety of symptoms, causes and treatments.…

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    Major depressive disorder also known as clinical depression is a mood disorder involving sadness, feelings of worthlessness, loss of interest in someone’s usual activities and changes in one’s activities such as sleep and appetite that persist over a period of at least two weeks. (Textbook) To be diagnosed with depression a person must have at least four other symptoms of depression and these symptoms should be severe enough that they interfere with a person’s day to day life and prevent them…

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    was thought to be a chemic al imbalance in the brain that can simply be cured with medication. But actually, it is caused by a combination of biological, psychological, and social factors. Genetics play a major role in depression studies show at least 10% of people in the US will experience major depressive disorder at some point in their lives (Stanford U). Twice as much in women more than men will experience depression. Depression in the molecular…

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    Major Depressive Disorder is a mental disorder that involves a constant low mood and sadness as well as low self esteem and lack of interest in various activities. MDD is also often called clinical depression, this can impact how we behave as well as our mood and often times affects various aspects of our lives. Depression has been around for many years now, since the B.C. era, when it was first discovered it was known as “melancholia.” “At this time, all mental illnesses were attributed to…

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    involved, but the organization in which that player plays for will also be punished by that organization. Collective bargaining agreements of the major sports leagues contain provisions that ultimately grant the commissioners the authority to discipline players for acts deemed not in the "best interest" of the sport. “The "best interest" clause developed in Major League Baseball (MLB) in response to the Chicago Black Sox scandal during the 1919 World Series, where gamblers bribed players to…

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