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Cyclothymic Disorder is a chronic bipolar disorder consisting of short periods of mild depression and short periods of hypomania. These symptoms may last a few days to a a number of weeks. Dysthymic Disorder is characterized by chronic depression, but with less severity than a major depression.

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PsychNet-UK Cyclothymia Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.

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A Sudden Shift in Moods With Cyclothymia, a Milder Form Of Bipolar Disorder,
Life's Little Ups and Downs Can Loom Large By Stacey Colino. An Article. Not Rated
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Cyclothymia - From the Mental Health Net. Cyclothymic Disorder is a chronic condition characterized by numerous Hypomanic Episodes and numerous periods of depressive symptoms for at least 2-years. During this 2-year period (1 year for children or adolescents), any symptom-free intervals can not last longer than 2 months. 4/5
Cyclothymia - Diagnosis, causation, treatment. 3/5
Cyclothymia - I am cyclothymic, which means I have a "condition" similar to but not as severe as Bi-polar Disorder (Manic-depression), that affects my moods. A personal page. 2/5
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Readings on Cyclothymia - Cyclothymia: Readings from MEDLINE. Compiled by, Ivan Goldberg, MD Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 1996 Nov;20(8):1325-1339 20-year chronobiologic study of a middle-aged cyclothymic male subject. Goodman DA Newport Neuroscience Center San Marcos.  4/5
 
 
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  PsychNet-UK Dysthymia Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.

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  Depression and Dysthymia : Moclobemide ( Manerix, Aurorix ) - From the Biopsychiatry Website. 3/5
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Dysthymia - Dysthymia. A non-technical introduction to dysthymia. An introduction to Dysthymia. Diagnosis and drug treatment of dysthymia. A brief discussion of the causes and treatment of dysthymia. The DSM-IV criteria for Dysthymia. By I Goldberg.  4/5
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Dysthymia - From Internet Mental Health. Dysthymic Disorder is a chronic condition characterized by depressive symptoms that occur for most of the day, more days than not, for at least 2 years. In children, the mood may be irritable rather than depressed, and the required minimum duration is only 1 year. 4/5
  Dysthymia: Clinical picture, extent of overlap with chronic fatigue syndrome, neuropharmacological considerations, and new therapeutic vistas. An Article. Not Rated
  Dysthymia (UK) - Dysthymia first identified in 1980 is increasingly being diagnosed as depressive illness in Britain. In its mildest form there will be many suffers who would never suspect they have some form of illness. 3/5
  Dysthymia Depression - Dysthymia is a mild but persistent type of depression that occurs for two or more years in adults or one year in children. Although the symptoms are not as severe as those seen in other types of depression, the length of time that they persist can have a particularly distressing impact on day-to-day life. Dysthymia depression also tends to be experienced by twice as many women as men and approximately half of all people with dysthymia depression will have another medical condition as well. 3/5
  Dysthymic Disorder - Dysthymia is a depressive mood disorder characterized by a chronic course and an insidious onset. Many people with dysthymia describe life-long depression. An Article by Sarah C Langenfeld, MD. Not Rated
   
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Dysthymia and the Spectrum of Chronic Depressions
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Dysthymia and the Spectrum of Chronic Depressions (Hardcover)

Unipolar Depression: A Lifespan Perspective (Paperback)

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