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