dysthymic disorder


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dysthymic disorder

[dis¦thī·mik dis′ȯrd·ər]
(psychology)
Mild chronic depression that often results in impairment of social functioning, family relations, and work performance.
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Five percent of those, 9 to 17 years of age, meet the criteria for major depressive disorder and three percent of adolescents have dysthymic disorders, which are the two most common forms of depression in adolescents (Bhatia & Bhatia, 2007).
L-Acetylcarnitine in dysthymic disorder in elderly patients: a double-blind, multicenter, controlled randomized study vs.
Dysthymic disorder and double depression: Prediction of 10-year course trajectories and outcomes.
When first- and second-line interventions for dysthymic disorder fail, consider trying the tricyclic antidepressants desipramine or nortriptyline.
LAS VEGAS - When it comes to the pharmacologic treatment of patients with dysthymic disorder, the best evidence points to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors as a first-line treatment, according to Dr.
The comorbidity of major depressive disorder, dysthymic disorder and anxiety disorders with migraine.
The steps that I will outline for successfully addressing religious differences developed from my clinical work with Bill (pseudo name), a 22-year-old offender who presented to therapy with dysthymic disorder.
that Claimant's laryngeal contusion and vocal cord hematoma alone constituted at least 50% of the cause of her Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), dysthymic disorder, anxiety disorder or personality disorder.
DSM-IV featured, among others Dysthymic Disorder [defined by the online Mental Health Encyclopedia as "a mood disorder with chronic (long-term) depressive symptoms that are present most of the day, more days than not, for a period of at least two years"], Oppositional Defiant Disorder ("an ongoing pattern of disobedient, hostile and defiant behavior toward authority figures which goes beyond the bounds of normal childhood behavior"), and Schizoid Personality Disorder ("a condition characterized by excessive detachment from social relationships and a restricted range of expression of emotions in interpersonal settings").
For example, symptoms for major depressive disorder and dysthymic disorder share similar symptoms, with differences in onset, duration, and severity.
Other topics include the association of dysthymic disorder with visuospatial memory, modeling the mesocortical variant in rats, sleep problems, homeopathic treatment in children, exposure to bisphenol A, and the correlation between motor problems and adaptive dysfunction.
Hopelessness is found to be a component of a variety of mood disorders, including major depressive disorder, dysthymic disorder, the depressive phase of bipolar disorder, and adjustment disorder with depressed mood.