disorders in this category include those where the primary symptom is a
disturbance in mood. In other words, inappropriate, exaggerated, or
limited range of feelings. Everybody gets down sometimes, and
everybody experiences a sense of excitement and emotional pleasure.
To be diagnosed with a mood disorder, your feelings must be to the
extreme. In other words, crying, and/or feeling depressed, suicidal
frequently. Or, the opposite extreme, having excessive energy where
sleep is not needed for days at a time and during this time the decision
making process in significantly hindered.
Disorders in this Category