major affective disorder


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major affective disorder

major affective disorder

Any of a group of disorders that share certain features under the DSM-IV: bipolar disorder type I, schizoaffective disorder (bipolar type), bipolar disorder type II and major depression.
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I also think it should be moved to Axis I, as there is little doubt that it is genetically linked to other major affective disorders, and thus probably has a biologic basis.

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