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What is dysthymic disorder?

April 10th, 2017

Dysthymia (dis-THIE-me-uh) is persistent depressive disorder. It is a continuous long-term (chronic) form of depression. Dysthymia affects approximately 3 million people in the US each year (Source: Mayo Clinic). It is defined as a low mood occurring for at least two years, along with at least two other symptoms of depression. Examples of symptoms include: […]

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Physical Symptoms Of Anxiety And Depression

September 3rd, 2014

One of the hardest parts about suffering from depression is that it makes you feel awful not only mentally and emotionally, but physically. Many people with depression suffer from chronic pain or other physical symptoms. And many people with depression also struggle with anxiety disorders, which have their own physical effects. Since depression makes anxiety […]

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