Experiencing a range of emotions and moods is an important and natural part of life. But for a person who has a mood-related disorder, moods and emotions typically last longer, and are felt more strongly – sometimes to the point of making the individual unable to cope.
Common mood-related disorders include clinical depression, postpartum depression, seasonal affective disorder, and bipolar disorder. Depression is the most common mental health problem, with approximately 13% of adults experiencing major depression at some time in their lives.
Learn more about specific mood disorders on the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health website:
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