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Rasmussen College Module 5 Major Depression Case Scenario

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Question Description

Read the articles listed below and then write a 1-2 page paper in APA format, using proper spelling/grammar, address the following:

Imagine your 19 year old cousin has recently gone through many changes in his life and you suspect he is suffering from major depression.

  1. What would you tell your cousin about this disease?
  2. How would you help him find the best treatment possible?
  3. What type(s) of therapy would you recommend?
  4. How would a psychologist determine his or her behavior to be normal or abnormal?

Feel free to refer to additional sources besides those mentioned below. Please list your references at the end of your paper in APA format.

The Pill Paradox
Link to article
Raeburn, P. (2004, September). THE PILL PARADOX. Psychology Today, 37(5), 72-78.
The Binds That Tie -- and Heal: How Families Cope with Mental Illness
Link to article
Gravitz, H. (2001, March). THE BINDS THAT TIE--AND HEAL: HOW FAMILIES COPE WITH MENTAL ILLNESS. Psychology Today, 34(2), 70.
Depression: Beyond Serotonin
Link to article
MARANO, H. (1999, March). Depression: Beyond Serotonin. Psychology Today, 32(2), 30.

Final Answer

Attached.

Running head: DEPRESSION

1

Depression
Institution Affiliated
Date

DEPRESSION

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About the disease

Many people suffering from depression do not even know that they are suffering from
it and even those who do; they are usually reluctant to seek help. This could be due to the
nature of society where depressed people are taken for insane. Hence, many people associate
depression with shame. One of the most important things my cousin needs to know is that
help is available and if he has experienced any of the symptoms he should seek help
immediately. He need to know the effects of depression and how keeping quiet about it is
suicidal. As a family member, I will begin my role by helping him realize that he needs help
(Gravitz, 2001).
To get him started, I will explain to him some of the salient s...

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