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affective disorder

noun Psychiatry.
  1. any mental disorder, as depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, or cyclothymia, in which a major disturbance of feelings or emotions is predominant.
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Also called mood disorder.
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British Dictionary definitions for mood disorder

affective disorder

noun
  1. any mental disorder, such as depression or mania, that is characterized by abnormal disturbances of mood
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mood disorder in Medicine

affective disorder

n.
  1. mood disorder
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mood disorder in Science

mood disorder

[mōōd]
  1. Any of a group of psychiatric disorders, including depression and bipolar disorder, characterized by a pervasive disturbance of mood. Also called affective disorder
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affective disorder

[ə-fĕktĭv]
  1. See mood disorder.
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