Mental Health Awareness Month: Mood Disorders

In honor of Mental Health Awareness week, this week’s blogs will focus on three different common types of Mental Disorders.

This blog post will focus on Mood Disorders.

  • Mood Disorders primarily affect the emotional state of the person experiencing them.
  • Mood Disorders are the second most common type of mental health condition.
  • It also affects 1 and 10 adults in the United States.

Some of the most common mood disorders include:

  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Major Depression
  • Dysthymia (Persistent Depressive Disorder)

Causes of Mood Disorders

  • Genetics
  • Trauma or Stress
  • Physical Illness

Symptoms of common Mood Disorders

  • Feeling sad for a prolonged time
  • Lack of energy
  • Lack of interest in hobbies
  • Difficulty concentrating

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