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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in History, Trinity College, University of Toronto) is a graduate research assistant and Research Manager with the Postpartum Mood Disorder Initiative.
These data support the now well-established finding that an uncontrolled postpartum mood disorder can have adverse effects on the baby's neurocognitive development.
They discussed Seleni's 360-degree approach to supporting women and families experiencing postpartum mood disorders, infertility, miscarriage and child loss, pregnancy complications, infant sleep and eating issues, and relationship and parenting difficulties.
Postpartum mood disorders represent the most frequent form of maternal morbidity following delivery (1).

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