Marked by changes in mood that affects a person’s everyday emotional state. Mood disorders are highly treatable, medical illnesses. Unfortunately, many people don’t get the help they need because of the misunderstanding surrounding the illnesses or the fear associated with stigma.

This infographic achieves a guide of the Diagnostic Statistical Manual 5 mood disorders, through a network of connections between disorders, episodes, symptoms and specifiers. One can make easier distinctions between the types of mood disorders and therefore achieving a clearer understanding of them.