Affective disorders, also referred to as mood disorders, represent one of the main psychological health problems. Affective disorders are all those disorders that generate a significant change in mood and that affect the life of the individual, generating discomfort. When the subject is suffering from an episode of affective disorder, a modification and alteration of their usual behaviour can be noticed, and their daily activities can be impaired
There are different types of affective disorders. Among them we find bipolar disorder, major depression disorder, and dysthymia. It is very important to recognize the symptoms of these types of disorders and to go to therapy as soon as possible, since they can be treated very successfully, especially if it is addressed at the beginning of the onset of symptoms.