Mood disorders are a category of mental disorder in which the underlying problem primarily affects a person’s emotional state, referred to as their mood. This emotional state affects how the person views the world.
Mood disorders significantly disrupt people’s lives, often impairing their ability to function normally at work, school and in social functions, and negatively impacting their relationships. According to the National Institutes of Health, about 20 percent of the U.S. population will experience a mood disorder at some point in their lifetime. During any given year, about 9.5 percent has a mood disorder, with 4.3 percent classified as severe. Women are 50 percent more likely than men to experience a mood disorder.
Specific mood disorders include:
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