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mood

 [mo̳d]
a pervasive and sustained emotion that, when extreme, can color one's whole view of life; in psychiatry and psychology the term is generally used to refer to either elation or depression. See also mood disorders.
mood-congruent consistent with one's mood, a term used particularly in the classification of mood disorders. In disorders with psychotic features, mood-congruent psychotic features are grandiose delusions or related hallucinations occurring in a manic episode or depressive delusions or related hallucinations in a major depressive episode, while mood-incongruent psychotic features are delusions or hallucinations that either contradict or are inconsistent with the prevailing emotions, such as delusions of persecution or of thought insertion in either a manic or a depressive episode.
mood disorders mental disorders whose essential feature is a disturbance of mood manifested by episodes of manic, hypomanic, or depressive symptoms, or some combination of these. The two major categories are bipolar disorders and depressive disorders.
mood-incongruent not mood-congruent.

mood

(mūd),
The pervasive feeling, tone, and internal emotional state of a person that, when impaired, can markedly influence virtually all aspects of the person's behavior or his or her perception of external events.

mood

(mo͞od)
n.
A state of mind or emotion.

mood

A pervasive and sustained emotion which can markedly colour one’s perception of the world. Mood refers to a person’s pervasive and sustained emotional temperament; affect refers to the fluctuating changes in a person’s more immediate physio-emotional response(s).  

Examples, moods
Depression, elation, anger, anxiety.

Examples, affect
Dysphoric, elevated, euthymic, expansive, irritable.

mood

Psychiatry A pervasive and sustained emotion that, in the extreme, markedly colors one's perception of the world Examples Depression, elation, anger. See Affect, Bad mood, Emotion, Good mood.

mood

(mūd)
The pervasive feeling, tone, and internal emotional state that, when impaired, can markedly influence virtually all aspects of a person's behavior or perception of external events.

Patient discussion about mood

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.

A. Methinks all these brain disorders have everything to do with a lack of copper. With all our modern technology and artificial fertilizers and processing of foods, the food has become so depleted of minerals that our bodies and brains have become so depleted that we cannot even function properly. Start taking kelp, calcium magnesium, cod liver oil, flax seed oil, and raw apple cider vinegar. This will bring healing and normal function to the brain and body systems. The emotions will calm down and be more manageable. If you are taking a vitamin with more manganese than copper it will add to the dysfunction. Don't waste your money. There you are! Some solutions rather than more rhetoric about the problem.

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?

A. well done, i will start to collect with the agreement of Iri possible causes for disorders (bipolar, mood, whatever you want to call it) to help people to recognize themselves. they all can start in the moment we are in the embryo. parental conflicts, aggressions, sexual behaviours, drugs, alcohol, smoking in abondance can affect us from this moment on.

Q. I think that bipolar is just a mood disorder. I think that bipolar is just a mood disorder. Do I?

A. You are correct, according to the fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-IV) Bipolar Disorder is a Mood Disorder. Other conditions in this category are Anxiety Disorders--and of course--Unipolar Depression.

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"Transient negative moods are absolutely beneficial when orientation to detail is warranted," Lyubomirsky says.
"Low mood can be influenced by many factors, including stress levels, lifestyle, hormonal balance and diet all play a big role.
If the mood was foul or depressed, they lost desire and had no sex.
She maintained that she made music irrespective of the kind of feelings instead of waiting for the right music-making mood.
[USA], Sep 11 ( ANI ): Turns out, mood variations can be decoded from neural signals in the human brain, a process that has not been demonstrated till date.
Public health statistics researcher Rob Eyre, who led the study, said: "We investigated whether there is evidence for the individual components of mood (such as appetite, tiredness and sleep) spreading through US adolescent friendship networks while adjusting for confounding by modelling the transition probabilities of changing mood state over time.
"Understanding that these components of mood can spread socially suggests that while the primary target of social interventions should be to increase friendships because of its benefits in reducing of the risk of depression, a secondary aim could be to reduce spreading of negative mood," co-author on the study, Frances Griffiths, said, (https://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/study_suggests_you/) according to a press release.
Cappello's quirky, playful, thought-provoking book is not about mood "disorders" but rather about how a mood--any mood--comes to pass.
Going through the day in a bad mood is not positive for our performance or our career.
The scientists, explaining the results said, this was because the seasons had an influence on certain monoamine neurotransmitters, such as dopamine and serotonin, which control mood, however more research was needed to find out why.
We proposed that the moderating factor of mood can motivate people to interpret scarcity differently, resulting in varying responses to scarcity claims.
Remembering can cause forgetting--but not in negative moods. Psychological Science, 18(2), 111-115.