Relating to moods, feelings, and attitudes.‘A therapeutic range has not been established for valproic acid in affective disorders.’
aesthetically pleasing, aesthetic, pleasurable, gratifying, rich, sumptuous, luxurious
- ‘Most defendants who were hospitalised had diagnoses of schizophrenia or bipolar affective disorder.’
- ‘There was also a low prevalence of affective disorders in the violent group.’
- ‘This method has been successfully employed in other subliminal affective priming studies.’
- ‘It was designed to measure both affective and evaluative components of attitudes toward one's current job.’
- 1.1Psychiatry Denoting or relating to mental conditions in which disturbance of mood or its expression is the primary component.
- ‘affective disorders’
Late Middle English via French from late Latin affectivus, from afficere (see affect).
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