Depression

PSY 1012 General Psychology

Module 5 Assignment

Depression

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.

What would you tell your cousin about this disease?

How would you help him find the best treatment possible?

What type(s) of therapy would you recommend?

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

The Binds that Tie – and Heal: How Families Cope with Mental Illness

Depression: Beyond Serotonin