Definition of mood disorder in English:

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mood disorder


A psychological disorder characterized by the elevation or lowering of a person’s mood, such as depression or bipolar disorder: true clinical depression is a mood disorder, which can interfere with everyday life for an extended time Also called affective disorder.
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  • For example, patients who present with multiple medical complaints have a proportionately increased probability of having an anxiety or mood disorder.
  • Many times, however, irritability or outbursts remain even in the absence of a mood disorder.
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression or mood disorder with a seasonal pattern.

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Syllabification: mood dis·or·der

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