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Mood and anxiety disorders
chapterposted on 26.10.2018, 00:00 by Margaret McallisterMargaret Mcallister, W Cross
This chapter presents an overview of different mood disorders, focusing specifically on anxiety, depression and bipolar disorders. The chapter begins by exploring some of the complex features of mood before examining each of these three main disorders in some depth. Theories of causation and best available therapeutic interventions re discussed , as well as the role that mental health nurses can play in facilitated comfort, restoring homeostasis and promoting well-being and recovery.