mood disorder

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mood disorder

n.
Any of a group of psychiatric disorders, including depression and bipolar disorder, characterized by a pervasive disturbance of mood. Also called affective disorder.
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Keller has made fundamental contributions on the cause, psychopathology, treatment and prevention of depression and mood disorders that advanced the understanding of these illnesses and new treatment approaches.

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