Psychological Explanations - Mental Health and Personality, mood disorders


Mood disorders 

Mood disorders involve dramatic changes in a person's emotional mood that are excessive and unwarranted. Major depressive disorder and Bipolar disorder are associated with crime. In order to be disagnosised with major depressive disorder, an individual must have experienced one or more major depressive episodes. A major depressive episode is characterised by symptoms such as feelings of intense helplessness and extreme fatigue; dramatic changes in eating and sleeping behaviour; inability to concentrate; graetly…


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