Definitions for "Affective disorders"
Refers to disorders of mood. Examples would include Major Depressive Disorder, Dysthymia, Depressive Disorder, N.O.S., Adjustment Disorder with Depressed Mood, Bipolar Disorder...
Mental illnesses characterized mainly by abnormalities in mood. The two principal categories are mania and depression. [Click Here to Return to List
(formerly called mood disorders) are mental illnesses characterized by extreme emotional responses and persistent mood disturbances. Examples are bipolar disorder and depression.