Depression is a medically recognised mental and behavioural condition that can have far-reaching consequences for a person’s way of thinking, their actions, their motivation, their emotions, and their overall sense of well-being.
How To Remember The Depression: Major Episode Characteristics?
Depression: Major Episode Characteristics
- Sleep disruption
- Psychomotor retardation
- Appetite change
- Depressed mood
- Energy loss
- Suicidal tendencies
- Concentration loss
- Interest wanes
Mnemonic: “SPADES & CIGarettes“
Mind Map / Concept Map /Memory Aid/ Mnemonic To Remember Depression: Major Episode Characteristics
Remember this for your NExT Medical Exit Test exam & USMLE, Pre-Med, NCLEX exams.