affective disorder


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Recent Examples on the Web The implications will be far-reaching, as a lack of coherence on what neural systems are involved in fear and fear learning will hinder scientific progress, including the study of human affective disorders such as PTSD, anxiety and panic disorder. Dean Mobbs, Scientific American, 20 Sep. 2019

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1857, in the meaning defined above

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“Affective disorder.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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