Definition of affective disorder in English:

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affective disorder


Another term for mood disorder.
Example sentences
  • Eighty per cent of the writers she studied suffered at some point from an affective disorder, compared with only thirty per cent in the control group.
  • I have come to the conclusion that the mother suffers from a definable mental illness, namely bipolar affective disorder.
  • The wife suffered from a major affective disorder which limited her ability to work.

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Syllabification: af·fec·tive dis·or·der

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