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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We want to help the patient to lead a normal life, therefore, the support of the family helps to alleviate the mood disturbance", Dr Zirie remarked.
He noted that these creams can cause a variety of health issues, such as 'acne, thinning of the skin, glaucoma or cataracts if applied near the eye or if applied liberally to the whole body, (they can) cause high blood pressure, diabetes, osteoporosis, weight gain, mood disturbance due to absorption of large amounts of steroids.
He noted that these creams can cause a variety of health issues, such as "acne, thinning of the skin, glaucoma or cataracts if applied near the eye or if applied liberally to the whole body, (they can) cause high blood pressure, diabetes, osteoporosis, weight gain, mood disturbance due to absorption of large amounts of steroids."
With current national trends moving toward mandating screening initiatives for postpartum depression, the appreciation of the extent to which depression before and during pregnancy drives risk for postpartum mood disorder broadens how we think about mitigating risk for puerperal mood disturbance. Specifically, mitigating the effects of postpartum depression on women, their children, and their families must include more effective management of depression both before and during pregnancy.
However, this study did not report accurate measures of hot flashes and sleep disturbance, which is important because of the central role of those symptoms in menopause associated mood disturbance.
There are some symptoms that are more difficult to resolve, and sometimes the symptoms that impair cognition may take longer to resolve than such symptoms as anxiety, mood disturbance, or lack of interest or motivation.
In a span of a year, it is seen that mood disturbance leads to impaired social adaptive functioning, making early intervention by professionals vital for emotional and social health (Pan & Yeh, 2015).
Patients suffering from mood disturbance due to medical conditions can see a decline in distress, anger, depression, fatigue, nausea, eating disorders and anxiety after the process of massage.
The study found that Arab women hospitalised for acute cardiac conditions suffered higher mood disturbance and depression than their male counterparts
2 YOU WANT TO BITE SOMEONE'S HEAD OFF One of the first symptoms can be anxiety and mood disturbance. Your usual premenstrual symptoms, such as anxiety, low mood and irritability, become a whole lot worse.
For example, a week of restricting sleep to around five hours a night has been shown to lead to cumulative increases in anxiety, confusion, fatigue and total mood disturbance. (3) In a separate study, two nights of sleep restriction (with seven to eight hours' sleep in total across the two days) led to decreased reports of various positive emotions, increased anxiety due to catastrophising and rating the likelihood of potential catastrophes as higher.