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What are the signs of chronic depression?

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Dr. William Holmes
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
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In brief: Long-Term Symptoms

You might be referring to dysthymic disorder, which is a type of chronic depression.
Symptoms include a 2 year history of chronically depressed or negative mood, along wiht frequent hopelessness, pessimism, and irritability. There may be disturbances of sleep or appetite.

In brief: Long-Term Symptoms

You might be referring to dysthymic disorder, which is a type of chronic depression.
Symptoms include a 2 year history of chronically depressed or negative mood, along wiht frequent hopelessness, pessimism, and irritability. There may be disturbances of sleep or appetite.
Dr. William Holmes
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