affective disorder(redirected from Affective spectrum)
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Affective DisorderA condition marked by changes in affect (mood/emotion), which is not attributable to organic (physical) disease.
Examples Major depressive disorder, dysthymia, depressive disorder (NOS), adjustment disorder with depressed mood, bipolar disorder.
affective disorderPsychiatry Any mood disorder, including depressive and bipolar illness. See Bipolar disorder, Depression.
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Patient discussion about affective disorder
Q. Major mood disorder! Hi guys! My topic is all about major mood disorder, bipolar 1 mixed with psychotic features and I would like to ask if I could get some information regarding with its introduction on international, national and local. Hope you all understood what I mean to ask.
Q. Mood- disorder? What will happen to the people who refuse treatment? I know someone whose mother got diagnosed with "mood- disorder" and now this person says that she don't have it. But all her brothers and sisters have this, and are on medication. Is there a way to save our family heritage?
Q. I think that bipolar is just a mood disorder. I think that bipolar is just a mood disorder. Do I?