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Mood (psychology)

Index Mood (psychology)

In psychology, a mood is an emotional state. [1]

39 relations: Affect (psychology), Affect measures, Anger, Anxiety, Bipolar disorder, Body mass index, Courage, Crowd, Depression (mood), Dysthymia, Economics, Emotion, Exercise, Gothic language, Hedonism, Hypochondriasis, Hypomania, Investment, Junk food, Life satisfaction, Major depressive disorder, Mood repair strategies, Mood swing, Negative-state relief model, Neuroticism, Old English, Optimism, Paul Ekman, Psychology, Psychology Today, Robert Prechter, Rumination (psychology), Sexual arousal, Socioeconomic status, Stimulus (physiology), Temperament, Thumos, Trait theory, University of Iowa.

Affect (psychology)

Affect is a concept used in psychology to describe the experience of feeling or emotion.

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Affect measures

One common way of studying human emotion is to obtain self-reports from participants to quantify their current feelings or average feelings over a longer period of time.

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Anger or wrath is an intense negative emotion.

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Anxiety is an emotion characterized by an unpleasant state of inner turmoil, often accompanied by nervous behaviour such as pacing back and forth, somatic complaints, and rumination.

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Bipolar disorder

Bipolar disorder, previously known as manic depression, is a mental disorder that causes periods of depression and periods of abnormally elevated mood.

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Body mass index

The body mass index (BMI) or Quetelet index is a value derived from the mass (weight) and height of an individual.

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Courage (also called bravery or valour) is the choice and willingness to confront agony, pain, danger, uncertainty, or intimidation.

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A crowd is a large group of people that are gathered or considered together.

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Depression (mood)

Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, tendencies, feelings, and sense of well-being.

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Dysthymia, now known as persistent depressive disorder (PDD), is a mood disorder consisting of the same cognitive and physical problems as depression, with less severe but longer-lasting symptoms.

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Economics is the social science that studies the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.

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Emotion is any conscious experience characterized by intense mental activity and a certain degree of pleasure or displeasure.

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Exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness.

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Gothic language

Gothic is an extinct East Germanic language that was spoken by the Goths.

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Hedonism is a school of thought that argues that the pursuit of pleasure and intrinsic goods are the primary or most important goals of human life.

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Hypochondriasis or hypochondria is a condition in which a person is excessively and unduly worried about having a serious illness.

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Hypomania (literally "under mania" or "less than mania") is a mood state characterized by persistent disinhibition and elevation (euphoria).

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In general, to invest is to allocate money (or sometimes another resource, such as time) in the expectation of some benefit in the future – for example, investment in durable goods, in real estate by the service industry, in factories for manufacturing, in product development, and in research and development.

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Junk food

Junk food is a pejorative term for food containing a large number of calories from sugar or fat with little fibre, protein, vitamins or minerals.

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Life satisfaction

Life satisfaction is the way in which people show their emotions and feelings (moods) and how they feel about their directions and options for the future.

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Major depressive disorder

Major depressive disorder (MDD), also known simply as depression, is a mental disorder characterized by at least two weeks of low mood that is present across most situations.

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Mood repair strategies

Mood repair strategies offer techniques that an individual can use to shift their mood from general sadness or clinical depression to a state of greater contentment or happiness.

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Mood swing

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

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Negative-state relief model

The negative-state relief model states that human beings have an innate drive to reduce negative moods.

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Neuroticism is one of the Big Five higher-order personality traits in the study of psychology.

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Old English

Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.

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Optimism is a mental attitude reflecting a belief or hope that the outcome of some specific endeavor, or outcomes in general, will be positive, favorable, and desirable.

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Paul Ekman

Paul Ekman (born February 15, 1934) is an American psychologist and professor emeritus at the University of California, San Francisco who is a pioneer in the study of emotions and their relation to facial expressions.

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Psychology is the science of behavior and mind, including conscious and unconscious phenomena, as well as feeling and thought.

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Psychology Today

Psychology Today is a magazine published every two months in the United States since 1967.

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Robert Prechter

Robert R. Prechter Jr. (born March 25, 1949) is an American author and stock market analyst, known for his financial forecasts using the Elliott Wave Principle.

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Rumination (psychology)

Rumination is the focused attention on the symptoms of one's distress, and on its possible causes and consequences, as opposed to its solutions.

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Sexual arousal

Sexual arousal (also sexual excitement) is the arousal of sexual desire, during or in anticipation of sexual activity.

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Socioeconomic status

Socioeconomic status (SES) is an economic and sociological combined total measure of a person's work experience and of an individual's or family's economic and social position in relation to others, based on income, education, and occupation.

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Stimulus (physiology)

In physiology, a stimulus (plural stimuli) is a detectable change in the internal or external environment.

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In psychology, temperament broadly refers to consistent individual differences in behavior that are biologically based and are relatively independent of learning, system of values and attitudes.

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Thumos (also commonly spelled thymos; θυμός) is a Greek word expressing the concept of "spiritedness" (as in "spirited stallion" or "spirited debate").

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Trait theory

In psychology, trait theory (also called dispositional theory) is an approach to the study of human personality.

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University of Iowa

The University of Iowa (also known as the UI, U of I, UIowa, or simply Iowa) is a flagship public research university in Iowa City, Iowa.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mood_(psychology)

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