Mood disorders can cause stress for the individual experiencing them as well as their family and friends. Mood disorders can go beyond having a bad day or a bad week. Everyone experiences "highs" and "lows" in life. Someone witha mood disorder experiences them with greater intensity and for longer periods of time.

Types of Mood Disorders

  • Major Depression
  • Cyclothymia (a mild form of Bipolar Disorder)
  • SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)
  • Mania (euphoric, hyperactivity, over-inflated ego, unrealistic optimism)
  • Bipolar Disorder ┬á