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affective disorder

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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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affective disorder

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

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