mood disorders

mood disorders
[DSM-IV] mental disorders whose essential feature is a disturbance of mood manifested as one or more episodes of mania, hypomania, depression, or some combination. Functional mood disorders are subclassified as bipolar disorders, including bipolar I disorder, bipolar II disorder, and cyclothymic disorder; depressive disorders, including major depressive disorder and dysthymic disorder; mood disorder due to a general medical condition; and substance-induced mood disorder.

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