Any mood disorder represents a category of mental illnesses in which the underlying problem primarily affects a person’s persistent emotional state (their mood).
Additional information about some of these disorders can be found on the NIMH Health Topic pages on depression, bipolar disorder, and seasonal affective disorder.
* Felt depressed, sad, down, or blue
* Felt hopeless
* Felt worthless or guilty
* Felt anxious, tense, keyed up, or on edge
* Was more sensitive to rejection or feelings were more easily hurt
* Felt angry, irritable
* Had con icts or problems with people
* Had less interest in usual activities (work, school, friends, hobbies)
* Had difficulty concentrating
* Felt lethargic, tired, fatigued, or had a lack of energy
* Had increased appetite or overate
Mood disorders are treated with therapy, medication, or a combination of both.
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