Mood disorders generally includes depression and bipolar disorders. Depression and bipolar disorder can be emotionally crippling the individual, making it difficult to live life to its fullest. Mood disorders affect at least 10% of the total population. Everyone somehow experiences highs and low in life but individuals with mood disorder experience them with higher intensity and for longer duration of time. Individual with bipolar disorders have interval periods of depression and interval periods of feeling unusually high or elevated.
The impact factor of journal provides quantitative assessment tool for grading, evaluating, sorting and comparing journals of similar kind. It reflects the average number of citations to recent articles published in science and social science journals in a particular year or period, and is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. It is first devised by Eugene Garfield, the founder of the Institute for Scientific Information.
Last date updated on September, 2014