A 45-year-old woman who has been on chronic steroid treatment for her asthma has thin arms and legs but has a large amount of fat deposited on her abdomen, chest, and shoulders. Her skin is thin and atrophic, and she bruises easily. She has purple striae on her abdomen. Physical examination shows elevated blood pressure, and lab tests show decreased glucose tolerance. Which of the following psychiatric conditions is the most likely diagnosis?

a. Major depression

b. Bipolar-mania

c. Substance-induced mood disorder

d. Delirium

e. Schizoaffective disorder

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