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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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Heart attack survivors who suffer from mood disorders after their heart attack may be more likely to die prematurely than people who've had a heart attack but don't have a mood disorder, a recent study suggests.
-- Individuals with mood disorders might have an altered microbiome, but more information is needed to understand how the microorganisms that make up the microbiome affect patients' health, an expert said at Focus on Neuropsychiatry presented by Current Psychiatry and the American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists.
Summary: Washington [USA], May 26 (ANI): A new study has recommended physical exercise as a natural way to treat patients with mental health and mood disorders - from anxiety and depression to schizophrenia, suicidality and acute psychotic episodes.
Mood disorders and suicide-related outcomes show no such trends among adults 26 and over, which suggests a generational shift in these disorders and outcomes rather than an overall increase across all ages.
The findings reinforce previous studies that linked mood disorders to poor physical health, yet this connection is often overlooked in conversations between individuals and their physicians.
Neurocrine Biosciences announced that a new analysis of INGREZZA capsules, published in the Journal of Affective Disorders, demonstrated sustained improvement in tardive dyskinesia symptoms in patients with primary mood disorders. In the post-hoc analysis, INGREZZA significantly reduced involuntary movements associated with TD in patients with a primary mood disorder, such as bipolar and major depressive disorder, and was generally well tolerated with no clinically meaningful changes to psychiatric stability.
Compared with nonmigraine headache patients, those with migraine more frequently had neurologic/central nervous system disorders (OR, 1.7; 95% CI, 1.4-2.0), developmental disorders (OR, 1.3; 95% CI, 1.1-1.6), respiratory problems (OR, 1.3; 95% CI, 1.1-1.6), anxiety (OR, 1.6; 95% CI, 1.3-2), mood disorders (OR, 2; 95% CI, 1.6-2.3), and behavioral disorders (OR, 1.3; 95% CI, 1.1-1.6).
Previous studies have explored deep brain stimulation (DBS) for mood disorders, but its success depends critically on target selection.
IANS | San Francisco US scientists at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) have found a new pattern of brain activity that may help develop new therapies in the future to treat mood disorders like depression.
Compared with the control group, children with a history of parental mood disorders and children with baseline CBCL anxiety/depression subsyndromal elevations had intermediate risk of developing major depression and anxiety disorders.