When sadness and despondency are exaggerated or prolonged and an extremely negative self-image...

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When sadness and despondency are exaggerated or prolonged and an extremely negative self-image prevails, we would suspect a(n)

a. dissociative reaction.

b. mood disorder.

c. somatoform disorder.

d. anxiety disorder.

Negativity:

Negativity normally occurs in response to specific situations such as the loss of a pet, but in certain individuals it may go on even after or in the absence of a factual cause, resulting in a psychiatric diagnosis.

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Defining and Understanding Mood Disorders

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Learn about mood disorders. Understand the variety of disorders under the mood disorder umbrella, as well as the symptoms, causes, and potential treatments.


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