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Does dysthymia evolve into bipolar disorder?
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Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry
7 doctors agree
In brief: No
They are 2 different disorders.
Dysthymia is chronic depression and bipolar includes both manic and depressive episodes.

In brief: No
They are 2 different disorders.
Dysthymia is chronic depression and bipolar includes both manic and depressive episodes.
Dr. John Moranville
Dr. John Moranville
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Dysthymia
Majority have co-existing, or eventually develop, major depression (double depression) & some develop rapid cycling (cyclothymia).

In brief: Dysthymia
Majority have co-existing, or eventually develop, major depression (double depression) & some develop rapid cycling (cyclothymia).
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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