Sunday, 15 September, 2019

Day: March 21, 2018

Persistent Depressive Disorder

Persistent Depressive Disorder

According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition, Persistent Depressive Disorder or Dysthymia represents a consolidation of the DSM-IV-defined chronic major depressive disorder and dysthymic disorder (commonly referred to as “Dysthymia”). People with dysthymia describe their mood as sad or “down in the dumps,” but dysthymia is more than simply

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