Bipolar Disorder

Mood disorders are medical conditions that affect the way you feel. They can affect your mood, your thoughts, and your actions. Disorders of mood include:

Bipolar disorder. This causes extreme mood swings from high energy hypo/manic episodes to depressive lows.

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD). This is a subtype of depression that occurs during the same season every year. SAD is most commonly experienced in the fall and winter months during shorter days with less daylight.