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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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.
That was 40 years ago, before the rise in mood disorder and suicide-related outcomes that began with those born in the early 80s (the Millennials) and continued to increase through the cohort born in the late 90s, the iGen, as it's been labeled by Jean Twenge.
Approximately one in five women will experience a perinatal mood disorder in their lifetime, and parenting partners and fathers can also experience depression and anxiety after the birth or adoption of their child.
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.
The sample was then divided into four groups; there were 172 children with parents who had a mood disorder but the children did not have CBCL anxiety/depression subsyndromal elevations (high-risk group); 22 children without a parental history of mood disorder but had CBCL anxiety /depression subsyndromal elevations (subsyndromal major depressive disorder); 22 children with a parental history of mood disorder and CBCL anxiety/depression subsyndromal elevations (high-risk and subsyndromal major depressive disorder); and 186 children in a control group with no parental history of mood disorder or CBCL anxiety/depression subsyndromal elevations.
In the study of 36 young people, levels of the vitamin D binding protein were 36 percent higher in those with bipolar disorder than in those without a mood disorder.
Compared with children with ASD alone, children with ASD and ADHD had an increased risk of anxiety disorder (adjusted relative risk, 2.20) and mood disorder (adjusted relative risk, 2.72).
The incidence of addiction is, of course, increased in patients with various pain conditions and mood disorders. Hypotheses about the causes of increased addiction in mood disorder patients include self-treatment for underlying mood and cognitive dysfunction [7], as well as more direct effects on drug actions or drug-related phenotypes.
Phelps explores in detail the signs, symptoms, and nuanced presentations of the mood disorder spectrum, focusing on the broad gray area between Major Depression and Bipolar I.
Regarding HADS1-A, a higher education level was protective (p = 0.060) while a history of mood disorder was a risk factor (p = 0.005).
Patients were classified into anxiety group and non-anxiety group based on the presence of co-morbid anxiety disorder (including subthreshold anxiety symptoms) with mood disorder. Groups were compared using Pearson's Chi-square test (with Yates continuity correction as required) and Mann-Whitney U test for categorical and continuous variables, respectively.
The book also supplies updated data about evidence-based pharmacological and psychosocial approaches for treatment-resistant mood disorder, as well as about the use of electroconvulsive therapy, which remains one of the most important tools available.