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What are Mood Disorders?

Mood Disorders are a diagnostic category that includes a number of mental health disorders whose symptoms mainly consist of alterations or anomalies in the person's mood, which are of such intensity as to cause persistent dysfunction or marked discomfort. The average age of mood disorders onset is late adolescence / early adulthood.

The most common Mood Disorders are:


Signs of Mood Disorders

The term Mood Disorder is commonly used to describe a group of disorders, characterised by the following signs:

  • In depressive phases: lowering of mood and decreased energy and activity, significant weight loss not due to diet or weight gain, loss of interest and pleasurable feelings, insomnia or hypersomnia, agitation or psychomotor retardation, lethargy, concentration problems.
  • In the manic or hypomanic phases: A period of abnormal, persistent, elevated, expansive or irritable mood accompanied by hypertrophic self-esteem or grandeur, decreased need for sleep, more talkative than usual, distractibility, increased activity or psychomotor agitation.

Treatment for Mood Disorders in London

Research has shown that most effective treatments for Mood Disorders are Cognitive Behavioural therapy and Interpersonal Psychotherapy.

For more information about talking therapies and treatment programmes available at our Clinics in London please visit our Treatment page.


Getting Therapy for Mood Disorders in London

We offer Psychological Therapy for Mood Disorders treatment to Adults, Children and Teenagers at our clinics in Central London.


Mood Disorders Counselling in London - Team

All our Therapists offer Psychological Therapies for Mood Disorders treatment to Adults, Children and Teenagers. Click here to meet the Team.


Fees

Sessions with our Psychologists are by prepaid appointments only. You can find out more about our counselling and treatment fees on our Fees Page.

Recent Blog Posts on Mood Disorders

Recent Blog Posts on Mood Disorders

Breaking the Grip of Mood Disorders: Pursuing a Happier Life

By The International Psychology Clinic | 8 August 2023
Breaking the Grip of Mood Disorders: Pursuing a Happier Life

Mood disorders can cast a shadow over our lives, making it challenging to experience happiness and fulfilment. From the depths of depression to the rollercoaster of bipolar disorder, these conditions can grip us tightly, affecting our emotions, thoughts, and daily […]

Embracing Emotional Balance: Overcoming Mood Disorders

By The International Psychology Clinic | 8 August 2023
Embracing Emotional Balance: Overcoming Mood Disorders

Mood disorders are intricate and challenging mental health conditions that can disrupt the delicate balance of our emotions. From persistent feelings of sadness to unpredictable highs and lows, these disorders can significantly impact our daily lives. To gain a deeper […]

Managing Mood Swings: Regain Control of Your Emotions

By The International Psychology Clinic | 8 August 2023
Managing Mood Swings: Regain Control of Your Emotions

Mood swings are a common human experience, but when they become overwhelming and unpredictable, they can disrupt our lives and emotional well-being. These sudden shifts in mood can impact our relationships, work, and overall quality of life. To gain a […]

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