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mood disorder

Definition of Mood Disorder

(noun) Referring to a number of psychological illnesses that affect mood.

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Mood Disorder Pronunciation

  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /mud dᵻˈsɔrdər/
    • British English
      • /muːd dɪsˈɔːdə/
  • Syllabification: (mood dis·or·der)

Usage Note

  • Plural: mood disorders

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Cite the Definition of Mood Disorder

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “mood disorder.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 17, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/mood-disorder/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

mood disorder. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/mood-disorder/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “mood disorder.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed October 17, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/mood-disorder/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“mood disorder.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 17 Oct. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/mood-disorder/>.