Maharashtra State BoardHSC Arts 12th Board Exam
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Write short notes on the following: Depressive disorders - Psychology

Short Note

Write short notes on the following:

Depressive disorders

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  • In a depressive disorder, an individual experiences extreme feelings of sadness as well as guilt for at least two weeks.
  • Some of its symptoms are:
  1. Sad feeling
  2. Weight loss
  3. Indecisiveness
  4. Suicidal thoughts
  5. Lack of enthusiasm
  6. Sexual dysfunction
  7. Inability to concentrate
  8. Feeling of hopelessness
  9. Constant feeling of fatigue
  10. Either lack of sleep or excessive sleep
  11. Lack of interest in food and loss of appetite
  12. Excessive feeling of guilt over some matter
  • In the total population, about 5% to 6% of people suffer from mild depression.
Concept: Major Psychological Disorders - Depressive Disorders
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Balbharati Psychology 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 6 Psychological Disorders
Exercises | Q Q.4 (3) | Page 77
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