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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

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 16 words.

An emotional condition that persists for some time, such as irritable, cheerful, or aggressive mood.

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

Miquel Porta.

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Public Health and Epidemiology. 41 words.

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, reaction time in a...

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

mood disorder

Miquel Porta.

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Public Health and Epidemiology. 47 words.

A term for any aberration of mood that leads to abnormal emotional states. The most common mood disorder is *...

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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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 ...

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

mood swings

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

It is common knowledge that what you eat can affect how you feel and, conversely, that how you feel can affect what you eat. Many people feel depressed, agitated, and tense before eating...

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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 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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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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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...

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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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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