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Disease Dysthymic Disorder

Name Dysthymic Disorder
Synonyms Disorder, Dysthymic | Dysthymic Disorders
Definition Chronically depressed mood that occurs for most of the day more days than not for at least 2 years. The required minimum duration in children to make this diagnosis is 1 year. During periods of depressed mood, at least 2 of the following additional symptoms are present: poor appetite or overeating, insomnia or hypersomnia, low energy or fatigue, low self esteem, poor concentration or difficulty making decisions, and feelings of hopelessness. (DSM-IV)
Categories Mental disorder
MeSH® ID D019263
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DiseasesMental Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Mood Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Depressive Disorder Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dysthymic Disorder Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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