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What are symptoms of dysthymia relative to depression?

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Symptoms of dysthymia include:

  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Loss of interest in activities or the ability to enjoy oneself
  • Excessive feelings of guilt or worthlessness
  • Loss of energy or fatigue
  • Difficulty concentrating, thinking or making decisions
  • Changes in appetite
  • Thoughts of death or suicide

From: Mental Health: Depression WebMD Medical Reference

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National Institute of Mental Health.

The Journal of the American Medical Association: “Recommendations for Screening Depression in Adults,” January 26, 2016.

 

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on May 11, 2018

SOURCE:

National Institute of Mental Health.

The Journal of the American Medical Association: “Recommendations for Screening Depression in Adults,” January 26, 2016.

 

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on May 11, 2018

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