Compare and contrast psychological and biological explanations of either major depression or schizophrenia
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... Similarities and Differences between Biological and Psychological Explanation of Major Depression Depression is an illness that is characterized by an intense and persistent feelings of sadness, worthlessness and hopelessness, and those who are depressed are often seen as miserable, hopeless or worthless (Barnes, 2012). Generally, symptoms of depression include agitation, lack of energy, loss of appetite, feelings of worthlessness or hopelessness, thought of committing suicide, loss of interest in performing daily activities, change of sleeping patterns, hallucinations or delusions (Davey, 2011; Barnes, 2012). This paper focuses on the similarities and differences between biological and...