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Mood-Congruent Symptoms

Content consistent with the current circumstances or mood of a patient. The opposite of mood-incongruent symptoms.

Example: A severely depressed man hears a voice commanding suicide; a few months later, he has a manic spell and adopts the belief that he’s an all-powerful deity.

Mood-Congruent Symptoms
APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2018). Mood-Congruent Symptoms. Psych Central. Retrieved on July 8, 2020, from