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Mood Disorders

Mood Disorders
Major Depressive Disorder
Characterized by one or more Major Depressive Episodes (i.e., at least 2 weeks of depressed mood or loss of interest accompanied by at least four additional symptoms of depression).
Dysthymic Disorder
Characterized by at least 2 years of depressed mood for more days than not, accompanied by additional depressive symptoms that do not meet criteria for a Major Depressive Episode
Depressive Disorder Not Otherwise Specified
Included for coding disorders with depressive features that do not meet criteria for Major Depressive Disorder, Dysthymic Disorder, Adjustment Disorder With Depressed Mood, or Adjustment Disorder With Mixed Anxiety and Depressed Mood (or depressive symptoms about which there is inadequate or contradictory information).
Bipolar I Disorder

Characterized by one or more Manic or Mixed Episodes, usually accompanied by Major Depressive Episodes.

Completed suicide occurs in 10%-15% of individuals with Bipolar I Disorder. Child abuse, spouse abuse, or other violent behavior may occur during severe Manic Episodes or during those with psychotic features. Other associated problems include school truancy, school failure, occupational failure, divorce, or episodic antisocial behavior. Other associated mental disorders include Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Attention- Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Panic Disorder, Social Phobia, Substance-Related Disorders

Bipolar II Disorder
Characterized by one or more Major Depressive Episodes accompanied by at least one Hypomanic Episode.
Cyclothymic Disorder
Characterized by at least 2 years of numerous periods of hypomanic symptoms that do not meet criteria for a Manic Episode and numerous periods of depressive symptoms that do not meet criteria for a Major Depressive Episode.
Bipolar Disorder Not Otherwise Specified
Included for coding disorders with bipolar features that do not meet criteria for any of the specific Bipolar Disorders defined in this section (or bipolar symptoms about which there is inadequate or contradictory information).
Mood Disorder Due to a General Medical Condition
Characterized by a prominent and persistent disturbance in mood that is judged to be a direct physiological consequence of a general medical condition.
Substance-Induced Mood Disorder
Characterized by a prominent and persistent disturbance in mood that is judged to be a direct physiological consequence of a drug of abuse, a medication, another somatic treatment for depression, or toxin exposure.
Mood Disorder Not Otherwise Specified
Included for coding disorders with mood symptoms that do not meet the criteria for any specific Mood Disorder and in which it is difficult to choose between Depressive Disorder Not Otherwise Specified and Bipolar Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (e.g., acute agitation)
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