Learning Outcomes for Study Session 12

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

12.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQ 12.1)

12.2  Describe what depression is and how it commonly presents. (SAQs 12.1 and 12.2)

12.3  Describe the common causes of developing low mood. (SAQ 12.3)

12.4  Explain how you talk with someone who has depression. (SAQ 12.4)

12.5  State what to do if you suspect someone has depression. (SAQs 12.4 and 12.5)

Study Session 12  When Somebody has Low Mood or Depression

12.1  What depression is and why it is important