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Guide to Mood Disorders: Articles on Bipolar and Depressive Disorders

Mood Disorders Include Depression and Bipolar Disorder.In the United States, about 20.9 million adults have a mood disorder, according to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders includes four groups of mood disorders: depressive disorders, bipolar disorders, mood disorders due to a general medical condition, and substance-induced mood disorders. Patients with depressive disorders experience a low mood, while patients with bipolar disorders have periods of a low mood and periods of an abnormally high mood. Here at Bright Hub, you can find articles on the different types of mood disorders, what causes them, symptoms of these disorders, how they are diagnosed, and their treatments.

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