Depression: Emotional disorder Characterized by a sad or hopeless mood

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Depression: Emotional disorder Characterized by a sad or hopeless mood by Mind Map: Depression: Emotional disorder Characterized by a sad or hopeless mood

1. Characteristics

1.1. Sleep distruptions

1.2. Loss of Energy

1.3. Abnormal eating patterns

1.4. Feeling of despair, guilt, or hopelessness

2. Different types of Depression

2.1. Situational Depression is a result of a significant change is a persons life such as death of a loved one, loss of a job, or divorce .

2.2. Major Depression is the most common form of depression. Major depression is diagnosed when a patient is experiencing depressive affects plus five symptoms for greater than 2 weeks

2.3. Seasonal Depression

2.4. Postpartum Depression

3. Full Physical Assessment and Blood work

3.1. Several medical and neurologic disorders present with the same characteristic as depression; for example, thyroid gland problems, vitamins deficiency, early stages of dementia.

4. Treatment

4.1. Pharmalogical

4.1.1. Antidepressants

4.2. Nonpharmalogical

4.2.1. Exercise

4.2.2. Counseling Therapist Behavioral Therapist, Psychodynamic therapy

4.2.3. Electroconvulsive Therapy

5. Patient Teaching