mood disorder

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mood disorder

[′müd dis‚ȯrd·ər]
(psychology)
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She is the director of the Postpartum Mood Disorders Initiative project and a Board Member of the Postpartum Resource Center of New York.
In the present work, pre- and postpartum mood disorders in both women and men are understood as psychological conditions emerging first and foremost out of the processes of being a parent, due to factors of individual experiences with disturbances of care-giving in one's own childhood in combination with difficulties in developing an attachment with a baby and socio-cultural gender norms and norms of parenthood.
And even though a majority of obstetricians said they screen for postpartum depression, many said they need help identifying referral and treatment resources for their patients, with nearly two-thirds citing an insufficient number of psychiatrists with expertise in postpartum mood disorders.
PSI, an international support and educational organization for parents, initiated the universal symbol contest to help raise awareness of Pregnancy and Postpartum Mood Disorders.

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