The disorders in this category include those where the primary symptom is a disturbance in mood. To be diagnosed with a mood disorder, your feelings must be to the extreme, inappropriate, exaggerated or a limited range of feelings. A person may experience crying, and/or feeling depressed and frequently suicidal, or the opposite extreme, having excessive energy where sleep is not needed for days at a time and during this time the decision making process in significantly hindered.
Mental Health America, Mood Disorders
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance: About Mood Disorders
Common Mood Disorders:
Bipolar Disorder I & II