Mood Disorders are defined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-V) as any disorder where the primary symptom is a disturbance in mood, where there may be inappropriate, exaggerated, or a limited range of feelings or emotions. The most common mood disorders are Major Depressive Disorder (Depression) and Bipolar Disorder.

Many people with substance use disorders also have a co-occurring mood disorder and tend to self-medicate with drugs and alcohol.

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