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It is a mood disorder that is all too common in modern society.
Major depressive disorder-A mood disorder characterized by profound feelings of sadness or despair.
Bipolar, or manic-depressive disorder, is a mood disorder that causes radical emotional changes and mood swings, from manic highs to depressive lows.
When substance abuse or addiction is present, a patient must ordinarily undergo a period of detoxification and abstinence before a mood disorder can be accurately diagnosed.
In some children, ODD evolves into a conduct disorder or a mood disorder.