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  • Writer's pictureMichelle Pugle

What Are Mood Disorders?

Mood disorders are psychiatric conditions characterized by prolonged and pervasive emotional disturbances affecting the way a person thinks, feels, and acts. The term refers to depressive disorders and bipolar disorders, including their subtypes.

This article will cover the conditions that fall under the mood disorder category, as well as characteristics and causes of mood disorders, what to know about getting diagnosed with a mood disorder and common treatment options available. Read more in Verywell.


Michelle Pugle, MA

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