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Depression (mood)

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Mood Disorder Treatment at Cleveland Clinic

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Mania and Depression - Bipolar Disorder

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How can perimenopause or menopause cause mood disorders, such as depression or anxiety?

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Mood Disorders

Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, tendencies, feelings, and sense of well-being. A depressed mood is a normal temporary reaction to life events such as loss of a loved one. It is also a symptom of some physical diseases and a side effect of some drugs and medical treatments. Depressed mood is also a symptom of some mood disorders such as major depressive disorder or dysthymia.
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