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pertaining to affect.
affective congruency consistency between the self-concept of an individual and the related behaviors and responses of others.
affective disorders mood disorders.


Pertaining to mood, emotion, feeling, sensibility, or a mental state.


/af·fec·tive/ (ah-fek´tiv) pertaining to affect.


adj. Psychology
1. Influenced by or resulting from the emotions.
2. Concerned with or arousing feelings or emotions; emotional.

af·fec′tive·ly adv.
af′fec·tiv′i·ty (ăf′ĕk-tĭv′ĭ-tē) n.


Referring to or arising from moods or emotions.


Pertaining to mood, emotion, feeling, sensibility, or mental state.


Pertaining to mood or emotion.


Pertaining to mood, emotion, feeling, sensibility, or a mental state.

Patient discussion about affective

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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People high in negative affectivity are vulnerable to dwelling on the negative aspects of life events (Lam, Yik, & Schaubroeck, 2002), and to being immersed in a broad set of aversive mood states, such as anger, disgust, and guilt (Watson & Pennebaker, 1989).
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