mood disorder | definition

  • one of a group of disorders characterized by severe disturbances in mood and emotions
  • the categories of mood disorders listed in the DSM-5 are bipolar and related disorders and depressive disorders

Source:

Spielman, R. M., Jenkins, W. J., & Lovett, M. D. (2020). Psychology 2e. Houston, Texas: OpenStax. Access for free at https://openstax.org/details/books/psychology-2e

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