Mood disorders, or affective disorders, are diagnoses in which a disturbance in a person’s mood is considered to be the main issue. There are three major categories of mood disorders: elevated mood such as mania or hypomania, depressed mood such as major depressive disorder, and mood disorders which cycle between the two such as bipolar disorder.
It’s normal for people’s moods to change from time to time, but mood disorders occur when feelings of sadness, apathy, anxiety, anger, etc. last for extended periods of time, or interfere with a person’s life.
At Blue Wave, We offer individual therapy for all common mood disorders, including but not limited to: