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About Mood Disorders 

Mood disorders comprise Depressive illnesses or Bipolar Affective disorders. While mood disorders can present differently in children, compared with adults, Bipolar disorder generally has a lower prevalence in children. Mood disorders are associated with a significant risk of self harm, suicide, other mental health and medical problems, as well as, substance use. As such, people who experiences difficulties with their mood require careful and thorough assessments to ensure a timely diagnosis and appropriate intervention.

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