The mood disorders are disease states that afflict and affect people of any age, often occur in parallel with other diseases or physical dysfunction. The main feature , which appears in a more or less evident, is the environmental maladjustment, this factor affects the life of the individual lowering its quality. Let’s see how to recognize mood disorders.

It is basically psycho emotive pathological disorders and consist of an abnormality seen in the mood, which is affected by sudden changes even in situations of little significance. Cause in individual an obvious discomfort and a degree of maladjustment in ordinary life situations, so as to affect, to a greater or lesser degree, the employment situation and social relations. Among the symptoms that occur more commonly there is a constant prostration, melancholy, sadness, and a constant state of apathy. Attention: a state of mood altered, it can result in a deep depression.


The tone of MOOD indicates the emotional state of the person’s background and his mental activity. The temperament and character of each individual, possess a characteristic tone humeral and subjective, this affects the way we relate and cope with life. This basic feature, inherent in every human being, is the result of biological, constitutional, genetic, is also affected to a considerable extent, from the family context and environment during childhood and to follow, in the various processes that lead to adulthood. He seems to have a certain role, even the experience of each individual level of intrauterine life.

In addition to the factors mentioned above, the level of mood is also influenced by chemical elements present in the human body, namely by neurotransmitters , the substances that serve to convey information between the various cells of the nervous system. The neurotransmitters most important function of the “mood”, are serotonin, dopamine , nor epinephrine, and finally. Some pharmacological substances may affect the production and use of neurotransmitters: gamma amicability acid and glycine, inhibit the function of neurotransmitters while, glutamate presents exciting action; also enzymes play an important role. Many substances used in the treatment of depressive illness, have the ability to alter the function of certain neurotransmitters such as dopamine, cocaine also acts in a similar fashion.

The mood disorders are affected by climatic conditions: bad weather and good weather but, above all, the hours of light daily. Each person will have noticed that in the spring and summer, we are all more lively and active, while in autumn and winter, you tend to be more lazy and less active. If you always feel tired, lethargic and unmotivated, perpetually sad and inclined to want to stay too close to home, you realize that you are not encouraged to do nothing and lose the desire to love and cuddles (sexual desire), avoiding even the social relationships and outputs with friends, then it means that you have to run for cover, through a qualified specialist and try to identify the cause or causes often concurrent, that make your mood perpetually “gray”.