Mood (psychology)

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In psychology, a mood is an emotional state.wikipedia
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Emotion

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In psychology, a mood is an emotional state.
Emotion is often intertwined with mood, temperament, personality, disposition, and motivation.

Bipolar disorder

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Long term disturbances of mood such as clinical depression and bipolar disorder are considered mood disorders.
Both mania and depression are characterized by disruptions in normal mood, psychomotor activity, circadian rhythm, and cognition.

Temperament

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Mood also differs from temperament or personality traits which are even longer-lasting.
The specific behaviors are: activity level, regularity of sleeping and eating patterns, initial reaction, adaptability, intensity of emotion, mood, distractibility, persistence and attention span, and sensory sensitivity.

Depression (mood)

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Negative moods have been connected with depression, anxiety, aggression, poor self-esteem, physiological stress and decrease in sexual arousal.
Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity.

Affect (psychology)

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In contrast to emotions, feelings, or affects, moods are less specific, less intense and less likely to be provoked or instantiated by a particular stimulus or event.
Mood, like emotion, is an affective state.

Mood repair strategies

People can reduce their negative moods by engaging in any mood-elevating behavior (called Mood repair strategies), such as helping behavior, as it is paired with positive value such as smiles and thank you.
A mood repair strategy is a cognitive, behavioral, and interpersonal psychological tool used to affect the mood regulation of an individual.

Optimism

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Nevertheless, personality traits such as optimism and neuroticism predispose certain types of moods.

Hypomania

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Hypomania (literally "under mania" or "less than mania") is a mood state characterized by persistent disinhibition and mood elevation (euphoria), with behavior that is noticeably different from the person's typical behavior when in a non-depressed state.

Mood swing

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A mood swing is an extreme or rapid change in mood.

Psychology

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In psychology, a mood is an emotional state.

Feeling

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In contrast to emotions, feelings, or affects, moods are less specific, less intense and less likely to be provoked or instantiated by a particular stimulus or event.

Stimulus (physiology)

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In contrast to emotions, feelings, or affects, moods are less specific, less intense and less likely to be provoked or instantiated by a particular stimulus or event.

Trait theory

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Mood also differs from temperament or personality traits which are even longer-lasting.

Neuroticism

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Nevertheless, personality traits such as optimism and neuroticism predispose certain types of moods.

Major depressive disorder

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Long term disturbances of mood such as clinical depression and bipolar disorder are considered mood disorders.

Old English

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Etymologically, the word mood derives from the Old English mōd which denoted military courage, but could also refer to a person's humor, temper, or disposition at a particular time.

Courage

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Etymologically, the word mood derives from the Old English mōd which denoted military courage, but could also refer to a person's humor, temper, or disposition at a particular time.

Gothic language

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The cognate Gothic mōds translates both θυμός "mood, spiritedness" and ὀργή "anger".

Anger

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The cognate Gothic mōds translates both θυμός "mood, spiritedness" and ὀργή "anger".

Junk food

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Positive mood also facilitates resistance to temptations, especially with regards to unhealthy food choices.

Hedonism

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In particular, happy people may be more sensitive to the hedonic consequences of message processing than sad people.

Anxiety

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Negative moods have been connected with depression, anxiety, aggression, poor self-esteem, physiological stress and decrease in sexual arousal.

Sexual arousal

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Negative moods have been connected with depression, anxiety, aggression, poor self-esteem, physiological stress and decrease in sexual arousal.

University of Iowa

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According to Jerry Suls, a professor at the University of Iowa, people who are depressed and anxious tend to be in rumination.

Rumination (psychology)

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According to Jerry Suls, a professor at the University of Iowa, people who are depressed and anxious tend to be in rumination.