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Diseases » Mood disorders » Summary
 

What is Mood disorders?

What is Mood disorders?

A mental disorder characterized by a disturbance of mood. The mood disturbance may be mild or severe and may include depression, ...more »

  • Mood disorders: Disorders that affect a persons mood.

Mood disorders: Introduction

Types of Mood disorders:

Types of Mood disorders:

Broader types of Mood disorders:

How many people get Mood disorders?

Prevalance of Mood disorders: estimated 7.1% adults (USSG)
Prevalance Rate of Mood disorders: approx 1 in 14 or 7.10% or 19.3 million people in USA [about data]

What causes Mood disorders?

Causes of Mood disorders: see causes of Mood disorders

What are the symptoms of Mood disorders?

Symptoms of Mood disorders: see symptoms of Mood disorders

Mood disorders: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Mood disorders.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mood disorders.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Mood disorders: Psychiatrist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Mood disorders.
Treatments for Mood disorders: see treatments for Mood disorders
Research for Mood disorders: see research for Mood disorders

Society issues for Mood disorders


Hospitalization statistics for Mood disorders: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Mood disorders:

  • 0.41% (52,203) of hospital episodes were for mood disorders in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 92% of hospital consultations for mood disorders required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 38% of hospital episodes for mood disorders were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 62% of hospital episodes for mood disorders were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 70% of hospital admissions for mood disorders required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 46.4 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for mood disorders in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Mood disorders:

Organs and body systems related to Mood disorders include:

Name and Aliases of Mood disorders

Main name of condition: Mood disorders

Class of Condition for Mood disorders: behavior

Mood disorders: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Mood disorders:

 

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