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.
USA], August 25 (ANI): According to a new study, the researchers have found that 21 percent of recent mothers experiencing postpartum mood disorders, such as anxiety and depression, do not disclose their symptoms to healthcare providers.
Postpartum mood disorders represent the most frequent form of maternal morbidity following delivery (1).
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.
The presence of postpartum mood disorders in childbearing women is well-documented.
Mothers suffering from postpartum mood disorders are usually herded into psychiatric wards with addicts, criminals declared insane and others afflicted with a variety of mental disorders.

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