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An unpleasant mood caused by normal life events, such as grief, or psychiatric disturbances such as mood or anxiety disorders.

Example: Your patient’s parents and teachers remark that she has been unusually tense and whiny over recent weeks.

APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2016). Dysphoria. Psych Central. Retrieved on July 13, 2018, from https://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/dysphoria/