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Females are More Vulnerable to Teen Mood Disorders

Up until recently, certain mental illnesses that had to do with emotions were categorized under mood disorders, also known as affective disorders. The word affect is a clinical term for emotion or feeling. In the most recent version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Illnesses, however, teen mood disorders are now categorized differently.…

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Disorders that Affect Thoughts and Moods of Teens

There are a variety of psychological disorders that affect teens differently. In fact, the way that certain illnesses affect children, adolescents, and adults provide the structure by which psychological illnesses are categorized in the mental health field.   For instance, mental illnesses that have to do with emotions are categorized under mood disorders, and disorders…

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