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mood disorder

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — Psychology.

A class of mental disorders with disturbance of mood (1) as the predominant feature. See bipolar disorders, cyclothymic disorder, depressive disorder, mania (1), mood episodes, seasonal...

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mood disorder

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 44 words.

Syn: affective disorder. A term for any aberration of mood that leads to abnormal emotional states. The most common

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mood stabilizers

John Harris and Vicky White.

in A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

January 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work. 90 words.

A group of medicines that are prescribed in psychiatry to protect against mood swings. The main agents are lithium carbonate

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mood stabilizers

John Harris and Vicky White.

in A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

January 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work. 90 words.

A group of medicines that are prescribed in psychiatry to protect against mood swings. The main agents are lithium carbonate

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mood stabilizer

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 27 words.

a drug used in the treatment of bipolar affective disorder to reduce the severity of manic and depressive episodes. Mood

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subjunctive mood

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 620 words.

1 The subjunctive mood, one of the great survivors of an earlier state of English grammar, is a verbal form

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Mood Disorders

Simon Kung.

in Mayo Clinic Neurology Board Review

July 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 2550 words.

Mood disorders (depression and bipolar disorders) are the second most common set of psychiatric disorders, behind anxiety disorders. The lifetime prevalence of any mood disorder in US...

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Delusional Mood

Mads Gram Henriksen and Josef Parnas.

in The Oxford Handbook of Phenomenological Psychopathology

P ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 5109 words.

This article examines the clinical concept of delusional atmosphere or mood, which denotes a predelusional state that may precede the formation of primary delusion in schizophrenia....

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mood stabilizer

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A drug used in the treatment of bipolar affective disorder to reduce the severity of manic and depressive episodes. Mood stabilizers include lithium and carbamazepine.

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irritable mood

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

An irascible mood (1) of angry impatience and hasty temper in which a person is easily annoyed or roused to anger or aggression.

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mood stabilizer

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 54 words.

a drug used in the treatment of bipolar affective disorder to reduce the severity of manic and depressive episodes. Mood stabilizers include ...

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Mood Six

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 417 words.

Mood Six were central to the short-lived UK psychedelic revival that swept London’s West End in the early 80s, and

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Verbal mood

Paul Portner.

in Mood

January 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Semantics; Linguistics. 33164 words.

Verbal mood is a linguistic category which marks how a clause is used in the computation of subsentential modal meaning. Most prominently exemplified by indicative and subjunctive verb...

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Matching Moods

Federico Damonte.

in Mapping the Left Periphery

January 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Grammar, Syntax and Morphology. 12645 words.

Salentino and Southern Calabrian have a two complementiser system (declarative and subjunctive) that has been recently analysed in terms of Rizzi’s (1997) split CP framework. Yet, only...

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Mood Alternations

Kamil Ud Deen.

in The Oxford Handbook of Developmental Linguistics

July 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition. 8732 words.

This chapter provides an overview of the development of mood in child language. The chapter begins with a discussion of the various overlapping terms used in the field: mood, modality,...

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Mood Six

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Mood Six were central to the short-lived UK psychedelic revival that swept London’s West End in the early 80s, and had evolved from various units with mod leanings. Drummer Simon ...

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subjunctive mood

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 1196 words.

The subjunctive mood is one of the great survivors of an earlier state of English grammar. Its complexity over the centuries is such that the standard reference work on historical English...

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mood word

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A word that, when said or thought with appropriate feeling and emphasis, tends to cause a physical or emotional response. Research by sport psychologists has shown that performance can be...

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mood word

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 182 words.

A word that, when said or thought with appropriate feeling and emphasis, tends to cause a physical or emotional response. Research by sport psychologists has shown that performance can be...

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Mood Instability

David L Brody.

in Concussion Care Manual

August 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 1355 words.

Often the complaint of mood instability comes from the collateral source. The first priority is to assess safety. Severe mood instability can lead to suicide. Next, determine whether the...

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