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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Depression and mood disorders are common but serious mental illnesses that occur across all age groups, genders, economic classes and ethnic groups.
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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