Mood Disorders

Review Questions

Common symptoms of major depressive disorder include all of the following except ________.

  1. periods of extreme elation and euphoria
  2. difficulty concentrating and making decisions
  3. loss of interest or pleasure in usual activities
  4. psychomotor agitation and retardation

Hint:

A

Suicide rates are ________ among men than among women, and they are ________ during the winter holiday season than during the spring months.

  1. higher; higher
  2. lower; lower
  3. higher; lower
  4. lower; higher

Hint:

C