Definition of Mood Disorder
(noun) Referring to a number of psychological illnesses that affect mood.
Examples of Mood Disorder
Mood Disorder Pronunciation
Syllabification: mood dis·or·der
- American English – /mOOd dis-OR-duhr/
- British English – /mOOd dis-AW-duh/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /mud dɪˈsɔrdər/
- British English – /muːd dɪsˈɔːdə/
- Plural: mood disorders
- Word origin of “mood” and “disorder” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
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- Cockerham, William C., ed. 1992. Medical Sociology. 5th ed. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.
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- Rogers, Anne, and David Pilgrim. 2005. A Sociology of Mental Health and Illness. 3rd ed. Maidenhead, England: Open University Press.
- Weiss, Gregory L., and Lynne E. Lonnquist. 2017. The Sociology of Health, Healing, and Illness. 9th ed. New York: Routledge.
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “mood disorder.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved September 27, 2022 (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 September 27, 2022. https://sociologydictionary.org/mood-disorder/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“mood disorder.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 27 Sep. 2022. <https://sociologydictionary.org/mood-disorder/>.