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    How would you define mood disorders? What is an example of a mood disorder? Is it possible to cure this disorder? If so, how? If not, why not? Please add reference.

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    Mood disorders, also known as Affective Disorders, are mental disorders that mainly affect the person's mood/affect. The two main types of mood disorders that exist are Bipolar Disorder (also known as Manic Depression) and Major Depressive Disorder (also known as Major Depression or Clinical Depression. Bipolar Disorder, as the name says it, consists of two poles of mood extremes, fluctuating between mania and depression, but very often mainly permeated by mania and very few or no depressive episodes. Major depression, as the name says it, is clinically diagnosed. Contrary to the normal depression ...

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    In this solution, mood disorders, also known as Affective Disorders, are discussed. Reference is included.

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