Dysthymia: Chronic Depression


An article describing dysthymia, a form of chronic depression. Dysthymia usually begins at an earlier age than major depression with a more persistent impairment of daily function. Many people with dysthymic disorder also experience major depressive episodes. If they have both dysthymia and major depression, they are said to suffer from “double depression.”

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Submitted on: 2-Jan-2002




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