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What does affective as in disorders mean?

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Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry

In brief: Mood

Affect is the expression of a persons mood.
A depressed affect is sad and tearful. An anxious affect is worried and fretful. A manic affect is euphoric and elated. A flat affect is expressionless.

In brief: Mood

Affect is the expression of a persons mood.
A depressed affect is sad and tearful. An anxious affect is worried and fretful. A manic affect is euphoric and elated. A flat affect is expressionless.
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