What Is Depression? - Symptoms, Treatment & Causes


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Major Depression is another name for:

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1. The 3 most common forms of treatment for Major Depressive Disorder are:

2. Major Depressive Disorder is known to be associated with _ as a cause.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Some of the material you'll be quizzed on includes identifying causes associated with Major Depressive Disorder and knowing the treatment forms for this disorder. Each question will provide you with a multiple-choice list of potential answers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Test yourself on the following:

  • Another name for Major Depression
  • Three most common treatments for MDD
  • Major Depressive Disorder causes
  • Period of time an individual must display qualifying symptoms to receive the diagnosis of MDD
  • Major Depression and mortality rates

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the characteristics of depression
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Major Depressive Disorder and correctly interpret the treatment options for it
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding symptoms and causes of MDD
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about mortality rates related to MDD

Additional Learning

For more on this psychological disorder, review the accompanying lesson called What Is Depression? - Symptoms, Treatment & Causes. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Compare and contrast 'Major Depression' and 'depression'
  • Tell what a Major Depressive Episode is and how it fits into a diagnosis of MDD
  • Understand what the DSM-IV is