Ch 13: Mood Disorders of Abnormal Psychology: Homework Help

About This Chapter

The Mood Disorders chapter of this Abnormal Psychology Homework Help course helps students complete their mood disorders homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your mood disorders homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your mood disorders homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Definition of mood disorders
  • Causes and types of depressive disorders
  • Diagnosis and treatment of cyclothymia
  • Diagnosis and treatment of dysthymia
  • Causes and types of bipolar disorders
  • Causes and prevention of suicide

11 Lessons in Chapter 13: Mood Disorders of Abnormal Psychology: Homework Help
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Defining and Understanding Mood Disorders

1. Defining and Understanding Mood Disorders

When someone has abnormal feelings that affect his or her life, he or she might be suffering from a mood disorder. In this lesson, we'll look closer at the types of mood disorders and the different theoretical views of them.

Depressive Disorders: Definition, Types, Causes & Treatment

2. Depressive Disorders: Definition, Types, Causes & Treatment

What is depression? In this lesson, we'll look closer at depressive disorders, including the diagnostic criteria, causes, and treatments of major depressive disorder.

Dysthymia and Cyclothymia: Definition, Symptoms & Treatment

3. Dysthymia and Cyclothymia: Definition, Symptoms & Treatment

What happens if someone feels depressed but doesn't meet the criteria for major depressive disorder? Or if someone seems to have a light case of bipolar disorder? In this lesson, we'll look closer at the mood disorders dysthymia and cyclothymia.

What Is Bipolar Disorder? - Symptoms & Treatment

4. What Is Bipolar Disorder? - Symptoms & Treatment

Studying the mood disorder called bipolar disorder can help you understand how persons with this disorder cycle through extreme moods of depression and mania. Explore bipolar disorder in this lesson, and test your understanding with a quiz.

What Is Suicide? - Definition, Triggers, Underlying Causes & Prevention

5. What Is Suicide? - Definition, Triggers, Underlying Causes & Prevention

Why would a person take their own life? And what can be done to prevent it? In this lesson, we'll look at the reasons for, triggers of, and prevention of suicide.

Altruistic & Fatalistic Suicide: Definition & Contrast

6. Altruistic & Fatalistic Suicide: Definition & Contrast

In this lesson, we'll discuss altruistic and fatalistic suicide and learn more about about them by examining some examples. Then, you'll test your knowledge with a short quiz.

Egoistic & Anomic Suicide: Definition & Difference

7. Egoistic & Anomic Suicide: Definition & Difference

In this lesson, you will learn about two types of suicide: egoistic and anomic suicide. The definitions and differences will be covered and some examples will be discussed.

What Are Manic Episodes?- Symptoms, Triggers & Definition

8. What Are Manic Episodes?- Symptoms, Triggers & Definition

The symptoms of manic episodes are less common than the familiar symptoms of depression, though both are mood disorders. Read on to discover how manic episodes are often debilitating and dysfunctional.

What Is Cyclothymic Disorder? - Symptoms, Diagnosis & Definition

9. What Is Cyclothymic Disorder? - Symptoms, Diagnosis & Definition

Cyclothymic disorder is a type of chronic mental disorder with wildly fluctuating symptoms. Learn about diagnosis and treatment as we explore this disorder, then take a quiz to test your knowledge.

Chronic Depression: Definition & Signs

10. Chronic Depression: Definition & Signs

This lesson discusses what chronic depression is and how it can be recognized by its signs and symptoms. The DSM definition is given, the criteria given in the DSM are discussed, and treatment options are described.

What are Somatic Symptoms of Depression?

11. What are Somatic Symptoms of Depression?

Is a mental disorder, like depression, tied to physical problems like pain? You're about to find out in this lesson on the definition and examples of somatic symptoms of depression.

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