Other Mood Disorders

a. Mood Disorder due to a General Medical Condition These disorders are caused by either a depressed mood or apathy or an elevated, expanded, or irritable mood that is the consequence of a direct physiological effect of a general medical condition. These disorders have generally been called secondary mood disorders.

b. Substance-Induced Mood Disorder Depressed or elevated mood develops either after the use of medication etiologically related to the disturbance or within 1 month of substance intoxication or withdrawal.

c. Mood Disorder Not Otherwise Specified This category includes disorders with mood symptoms that do not meet the criteria for any specific mood disorder.

Breaking Bulimia

Breaking Bulimia

We have all been there: turning to the refrigerator if feeling lonely or bored or indulging in seconds or thirds if strained. But if you suffer from bulimia, the from time to time urge to overeat is more like an obsession.

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