More Than Irritability

Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder

What is Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder

Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder is a disorder in which goes beyond describing the temperamental children in which have a severe impairment that requires clinical attention. Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder is characterized by severe and recurrent temper outbursts that are grossly out of proportion in intensity or duration to the situation. These occur, on average, three or more times each week for one year or more (DSM5, 2016).