Major Depressive Disorder Quiz

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Which of the following is a specifier for Major Depressive Disorder?

At what age does the risk for Major Depressive Disorder start to increase?

What is the typical duration of a depressive episode in Major Depressive Disorder?

Which of the following is a characteristic of Persistent Depressive Disorder (formerly Dysthymia)?

What is the heritability of depression based on twin, family, and adoption studies?

Which of the following is a cognitive distortion according to Beck's cognitive model of depression?

What is the difference between Bipolar 1 Disorder and Bipolar 2 Disorder?

Which of the following is true about autoreceptors?

What is the function of an antagonist drug?

Which gene is associated with genetic vulnerability to depression?

What is the role of serotonin in the brain?

Which of the following is a specifier for Major Depressive Disorder?

What is the typical duration of a depressive episode in Major Depressive Disorder?

At what age does the risk for Major Depressive Disorder start to increase?

What is the median lifetime number of depressive episodes in Major Depressive Disorder?

What is the mean age of onset for Major Depressive Disorder according to NCS?

What is the mean age of onset for Major Depressive Disorder according to OADP?

Which gender is twice as likely to have Major Depressive Disorder?

When does the gender imbalance in Major Depressive Disorder disappear?

What is the risk of having another episode of Major Depressive Disorder after a single episode?

What is the minimum duration between two episodes to be considered as recurrent Major Depressive Disorder?

What is the duration criteria for Persistent Depressive Disorder (formerly Dysthymia)?

What is the age of onset for Persistent Depressive Disorder (formerly Dysthymia)?

What percentage of individuals with Persistent Depressive Disorder (formerly Dysthymia) have co-morbid disorders?

What is the heritability of depression based on twin, family, and adoption studies?

What are the three components of Beck's cognitive model of depression?

What is the term used to describe the belief that bad events are a result of personal failings?

What is the specifier for a hypomanic episode in Bipolar 2 Disorder?

What percentage of individuals with Bipolar 2 Disorder develop a full manic or mixed episode?

What is the prevalence rate of Bipolar 1 Disorder in the population?

What is the role of monoamine oxidase (MAO) in the synapse?

Which of the following is NOT a role of serotonin in the brain?

What is the main function of autoreceptors?

Which gene is associated with genetic vulnerability to depression?

What is the molecular target of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)?

Which of the following is a side effect of monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs)?

What is the primary function of an antagonist drug?

What is the relationship between the long allele of the serotonin transporter gene (5 HTTLPR) and serotonin transporter mRNA transcription?

What is the effect of depleting tryptophan from the diet on serotonin levels and depressive symptoms?

Which of the following is NOT a way of relating neurochemical dysfunction to a disorder?

Which of the following is a characteristic of monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs)?

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Test your knowledge on Major Depressive Disorder, a type of depressive disorder characterized by the absence of mania or hypomania and the occurrence of a single episode or recurrent episodes. Learn about the duration, frequency, and specifiers associated with this condition.

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