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mood

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Medicine and Health.

Syn: affect (n). The subjective feelings or emotional state of an individual, e.g., happy or sad. An individual's mood can profoundly influence sensory perception, intellectual function,...

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Mood disorders

Philip Cowen, Paul Harrison and Tom Burns.

in Shorter Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry

August 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 33562 words.

Chapter 10 discusses mood disorders, including clinical features, transcultural features, classification and differential diagnosis, epidemiology and aetiology, course and prognosis, acute...

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Mood Disorders

Licínia Ganança, David A. Kahn and Maria A. Oquendo.

in Psychiatry

June 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 26343 words.

This chapter discusses the mood disorders. Major depressive disorder is characterized by neurovegetative changes, anhedonia, and suicidal ideation. Persistent depressive disorder is a...

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Disruptive Mood

Argyris Stringaris and Eric Taylor.

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry; Paediatrics. 176 pages.

Providing both a clinical and scientific perspective on irritability in children, this new online resource is a timely look at recent developments in the field. Currently there is a lively...

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Mood Disorders

Jennifer Goldman.

in A Case-Based Approach to Emergency Psychiatry

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine. 6695 words.

Mood disorders are a common cause of presentations to the emergency department. Patients may present either because they are severely depressed or due to manic symptoms. Four cases are...

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Mood disorders

Terry Robinson and Jane E. Scullion.

in Old Age Psychiatry

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Old Age Psychiatry. 7647 words.

Mood disorders—an overview - Diagnosing depression - Depression—epidemiology - Special presentations of depression in older people: 1, Pseudodementia - Special presentations of depression in...

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Mood disorders

Jayesh Kamath and Ajay Shah.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4425 words.

Depression and Bipolar Disorder comprise a substantial percentage of all psychiatric care in the community. This is also the case in correctional settings. Diagnosis and treatment may vary...

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Introduction to mood disorders

John R. Geddes.

in New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry

February 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 1851 words.

The concept of mood is difficult to define. In psychiatry, it has come to mean a pervasive emotional tone varying along an axis from happiness to sadness—and perhaps anxiety. The boundaries...

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Treatment-Resistant Mood Disorders

Edited by André F Carvalho and Roger S McIntyre.

March 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry. 176 pages.

Treatment-resistant major depression and bipolar disorder are highly prevalent and disabling conditions associated with substantial morbidity and mortality. The assessment and management of...

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Treatment of mood disorders

E. S. Paykel and J. Scott.

in New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry

February 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 9960 words.

This chapters looks at the evidence behind the various medication and physical treatments for mood disorders, before discussing the management options themselves, including the treatment of...

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Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder

Gabrielle A. Carlson.

in Long-Term Outcomes in Psychopathology Research

November 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 8040 words.

Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder (DMDD) is a condition defined by frequent explosive outbursts occurring within the context of chronic, pervasive irritability, beginning in early...

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Hormones and Mood

Gail Erlick Robinson and Sophie Grigoriadis.

in Psychiatric Care of the Medical Patient

June 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 9674 words.

Estrogen and progesterone have effects on many parts of the body, including the breast, uterus, heart, bones, and the brain. The effects differ according to the woman’s age, her menopausal...

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Mood, Anger, and Irritability

Rochelle Caplan and Brenda Bursch.

in How Many More Questions?

October 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 6842 words.

In this chapter, we first present a developmentally based assessment of mood disorder symptoms in young children (see Tables 3-1 and 3-2). We then describes mood disorders associated with...

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Epidemiology of mood disorders

Peter R. Joyce.

in New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry

February 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 5156 words.

The Global Burden of Disease, which is a comprehensive assessment of mortality and disability from diseases and injuries in 1990 and projected to 2020, highlights the importance of mood...

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Mood (Affective) Disorders

Carol S. North and Sean H. Yutzy.

in Goodwin and Guze's Psychiatric Diagnosis 7th Edition

October 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Psychology. 19727 words.

Descriptions of mood disorders go back to the time of Hippocrates. Mood disorders are primarily characterized by depressed and/or elevated (manic) moods. The essential feature of mood...

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Deprescribing Mood Stabilizers

Swapnil Gupta, Rebecca Miller and John D. Cahill.

in Deprescribing in Psychiatry

September 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Psychology. 4363 words.

This chapter reviews the literature on lithium withdrawal and provides strategies on how to reduce the risk of relapse through such measures as slow tapers. Combinations of mood stabilizers...

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ECT for Mood Disorders

Neera Ghaziuddin.

in Electroconvulsive Therapy in Children and Adolescents

November 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 12923 words.

This chapter describes the use of ECT in adolescents with mood disorders. Clinical data and controlled trials of antidepressants suggest that a substantial number of adolescents with...

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Circadian rhythms and mood regulation

Shibani Mukherjee and Colleen A. McClung.

in Seasonal Affective Disorder

October 2009; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 9910 words.

It is becoming increasingly evident that circadian genes and rhythms are linked to the regulation of mood and behavior. Genetic and molecular studies are providing better insight into the...

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Borderline Personality Disorder and Mood Disorders

Eric A. Fertuck, Megan S. Chesin and Brian Johnston.

in Borderline Personality Disorder Primer

September 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 8910 words.

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) and mood disorder (MD) can be difficult to differentiate from each other due to several overlapping clinical features. Among BPD symptoms, chronic...

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Neurobiological aetiology of mood disorders

Guy Goodwin.

in New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry

February 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 7344 words.

Neurobiology provides an explanation of behaviour or experience at the level, either of systems of neurones or individual cells. The current era of progress is driven by contemporary...

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Schizophrenia as a Disorder of Mood

in Emotions and Personhood

February 2013; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 22011 words.

Chapter 8 is dedicated to a detailed analysis of the transformations of the life-world in the early stages of schizophrenia. The dramatic transformation of the schizophrenic life-world...

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