Mood Disorders

These disorders, also called affective disorders, may involve:

  • Feeling sad all the time
  • Losing interest in important parts of life
  • Fluctuating between extreme happiness and extreme sadness

The most common mood disorders are:

  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Self-harm
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