Affective Disorder

Science / Psychiatry / Affective Disorder: (ah-feck-tiv dis-or-der) A mental disorder in which the main symptom is an abnormal mood; usually depression or mania.

Other Words for Disorder

Disorder Verb Synonyms: disarray, confusion, chaos, disorderliness, disorganization, untidiness, mess, muddle, jumble, hash, mishmash, tangle, hotchpotch or and also hodgepodge, derangement, shambles, clutter
Disorder Noun Synonyms: tumult, riot, disturbance, pandemonium, upheaval, ferment, fuss, unrest, uproar, hubbub, hullabaloo, commotion, clamour, turbulence, turmoil, turbulence, violence, bedlam, free-for-all, rumpus, brouhaha, fracas, affray, fray, brawl, Donnybrook, scuffle
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Bipolar Disorder

Science / Psychiatry / Bipolar Disorder: An affective disorder characterized by extreme changes in mood ranging from mania to depression. This mood disturbance is also known as manic depression. MORE

Schizoaffective Disorder

Science / Psychiatry / Schizoaffective Disorder: (skiz-o-a-feck-tiv) A condition that includes symptoms of both schizophrenia and affective (mood) disorder. MORE

Reactive Attachment Disorder

Life Style / Adoption / Reactive Attachment Disorder: A condition with onset before age 5, resulting from an early lack of consistent care, characterized by a child's or infant's inability to make appropriate social contact with others. Symptoms may incl MORE

Polygenic Disorder

Science / Genetics / Polygenic Disorder: Genetic disorder resulting from the combined action of alleles of more than one gene (e.g., heart disease, diabetes, and some cancers). Although such disorders are inherited, they depend on the simult MORE

Personality Disorder

Science / Psychiatry / Personality Disorder: A deeply ingrained and maladjusted pattern of behavior that persists for many years. It is usually well established in later adolescence or early adulthood. The abnormality of behavior is serious enou MORE

Polygenic Disorders

Science / Genetics / Polygenic Disorders: Genetic disorders resulting from the combined action of alleles of more than one gene (e.g., heart disease, diabetes, and some cancers). Although such disorders are inherited, they depend on the simul MORE

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