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    MOOD DISORDERS A 32-year old female Janice Butterfield, who came in at the insistence of her husband Jed Butterfield for a consultation concerning her suicidal attempt due to dysthymia. American Heritage Dictionary defines that dysthymia is a chronic disturbance of mood lasting at least two years in adults or one year in children, characterized by recurrent periods of mild depression and such symptoms. Although the symptoms of dysthymia may be less intense than those of depression, dysthymia

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    Introduction This is an experimental study to test if teens with mood disorders have fewer symptoms when they practice P.E.A.C.E.? PEACE is an acronym for a mindfulness practice attending to the breath, body, thoughts, and emotions. P is for pause; E is for exhale; A is for acknowledged; C is for choice; E is for engage. Mindfulness has the potential to have a impact on teens with mood disorders by enhancing awareness, self-management, self-acceptance. Meditation is used in clinical practice

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    Mood disorders are the most common cases of mental illness. Every person encounters a type of disorder at least once his life time. Having a mood disorder means that your' emotional state, or in other words your "mood" is distorted (not stable). The disorder is characterized by bringing the persons mood extremely up, or extremely down. Two examples are depression and bipolar disorder. Mood disorders are usually episodic, they come every once in a while according to the person and the events he would

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    Mineka & Hooley, 2010) Mood disorders can be defined as when a person experiences a severe disruption in mood or emotional balance. Mood disorders may involve extreme range of moods from highs to depression, in which a person loses interest in life. The extreme highs, also known as mania can involve high levels of excitability, hyperactivity, unrealistic and optimistic state. Mood disorders previously referred to as affective disorder; involve two major mood disorders identified as major depression

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    1. According to DSM, a mood disorder is a disturbance in an individual's mood, mood disorder is not one disorder falls into several categories of which depression is the one which is most researched. 2. Mood disorders fall into the basic groups of elevated mood, such as mania or hypomania; depressed mood, of which the best-known and most researched is major depressive disorder (MDD) (commonly called clinical depression, unipolar depression, or major depression); and moods which cycle between mania

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    Mood disorders – A Case Study This case study introduces the concept of mood disorders defined as “the elevation or lowering of a person’s mood, such as depression or bipolar disorder: ‘true clinical depression is a mood disorder, which can interfere with everyday life for an extended time’ Also called affective disorder “(Oxford Dictionary Online). In this case Carla is 28 year old Puerto Rican that is having issues dealing with depression, problems in adaptation to a new country, with different

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    to disorders such as dissociative disorder. A huge category of disorders is called the mood disorder. This paper will delve in to the mood disorder, particularly bipolar disorder, how it is diagnosed, how it develops, and what it is like to have this disorder. Moods are a common part of everyday life. They fluctuate every second of the day. It is normal to be happy, depressed, content, or even excited depending on the events that happen in your day, and how you perceive these events. A mood disorder

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    Depression Depression has a lot of terms, diagnosis, names, and treatments. Another name for depression is also “clinical depression”. It is a mood disorder that has genetic, biological, psychological and environmental factors that play a big part in it. This disorder affects not only the mind, but body as well, with something called an “episode”. An episode is where a person can be depressed for weeks or months at a time. Clinical depression is not something that should be taken lightly. Depression

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    Shepherd Psychology 1101 19 October, 2016 Mood Disorder Introduction Mood Disorders is a psychological disorder that is characterized by a person’s mood, such as depression or bipolar disorder. Understanding the definition, history, and diagnosis. Also, the symptoms, treatments, social effects, how it effects the brain and neurotransmitters. Many people do not understand Mood Disorder and how they affect people. The reason why I chose this psychological disorder is, because how it effects the brain

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    Mood disorder refers to the destruction or disturbance of the mood. Firstly, this paper will explain the causes of mood disorders using psychological and sociocultural factors followed by the arguments of the strengths and limitations for each factor. The most unique contribution to psychological disorder is stress and trauma. To know what causes mood disorder, we reflect on the stressful or traumatic life events. I am going to discuss two major features which contribute to psychological disorder

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