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DSM V Criteria for Depression - SIG E CAPS Mnemonic

DSM V Criteria for Depression - SIG E CAPS Mnemonic

Update: 2023-04-28
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"All right so say keycap is a mnemonic to remember the DSM-5 criteria for depression or depressive disorder remember the patient needs to have five of the following symptoms within the same two-week period and these must include either a depressed mood or a loss of interest or pleasure is anhedonia the possible features RS4 sleep disturbances I for interest diminished also known as anhedonia G4 guilt and or for energy decreased so fatigue C stands for concentration problems and stands for appetite or weight changes which includes significant weight loss without dieting or weight gain P is for psychomotor agitation or retardation Foundation which is the slowing down of thoughts and movement and that's not just a subjective slowing down but it also something that's noticed by other people finally Suicidal Thoughts to reach a diagnosis of depression these symptoms must have a significant effect on everyday functioning and must not be the result of substance abuse or..."

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DSM V Criteria for Depression - SIG E CAPS Mnemonic

DSM V Criteria for Depression - SIG E CAPS Mnemonic

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