WHAT IS THE DYSTHYMIC DISORDER IN MENTAL HEALTH?

PPC PRIVATE PSYCHOTHERAPY AND AUTISM THERAPY CLINICS IN LONDON ENGLAND

This is an extremely common milder form of depression which lasts for two years or more . People with this problem tend to be chronically , unhappy for much of their lives , but their depression is not severe enough to qualify as a major depressive episode . Dysthymic disorder usually begins somewhere between childhood anf young adult life and is more common among women. It has sometimes been called depressive personality , or depressive neurosis because chronic unhappiness and pessimism seem to be a pair of the individual ‘s personality and view of life.



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