Essays Tagged: "Dysthymia"


tly low, but does not quite fulfill all the criteria for a depressive episode, is sometimes called 'dysthymia.'Community studies have found that depression is prevalent between 5 and 20% of all people ... norexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, anxiety disorders, substance abuse, obsessive-compulsivedisorder, dysthymia, seasonal affective disorder, and abnormal bereavement reactions. Panicdisorder commonly c ...

(12 pages) 430 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

a summary on the danger of depression, the symptoms, why teens get depression, and the treatment for depression.

a teenager once.First, there are two kinds of depression: The sad kind, called major depression, or dysthymia, and manic-depression or bipolar illness, when feeling down and depressed switches with be ...

(3 pages) 212 0 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


der have preexisting dysthymic disorder (Long, 2003).Dysthymic DepressionBecause transition between dysthymia and major depression are common, dysthymia is highly predictive of a major depression. By ... d major depression are common, dysthymia is highly predictive of a major depression. By definition, dysthymia is a chronic mood disorder, with a duration of at least 2 years in adults and 1 year in ad ...

(14 pages) 496 0 4.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Mental health what it is about, an insight into the nursing care of a depressed patient.

, seasonal affective disorder, adjustment disorder with depressed mood, organic effective disorder, dysthymia and bipolar disorders (manic depressive syndromes).The scenario is set in a six-bedded bay ...

(5 pages) 266 1 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Dysthymia Could be Caused by Biological Factors: A Truth or a Myth?

bipolar depression and substance use disorders (cite). In this paper, a milder unipolar depression, dysthymia, will be examined as whether biological factors play a role in it. Dysthymia is defined as ... ed into investigating the genetic factors and no or weak evidence of the role of genetic factors in dysthymia was found up to this stage (cite, book). Nevertheless, several studies found abnormalities ...

(7 pages) 45 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


the winter as a result of the days becoming shorter. Ten million Americans are inflicted with SAD. Dysthymia is another form of depression that gives a person a low mood that is milder and has fewer ... al depression, but it lasts at least a year or two. Only three percent of Americans are affected by dysthymia. Bipolar disorder, or manic depression, is characterized by mood swings from major depress ...

(3 pages) 135 3 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


results can be severe or life threatening. The three main types of depression are major depression, dysthymia, and bipolar disorder.Major depression consists of a combination of symptoms. These sympto ... ly and enjoying things. These spells of depression can occur more then once or twice in a lifetime. Dysthymia, on the other hand, is a less severe type of depression. It consists of long-term symptoms ...

(3 pages) 13 0 1.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

PD/H/PE - Health Issues and Young People

lia.There are three main types of depression affecting young Australians. These are depressed mood; Dysthymia; and major depression - in order of significance.Depressed mood is when a person feels mis ... t is one of the less severe types of depression, it doesn't usually interfere with daily activities.Dysthymia is a mild depression that may last over a year with young people. They may feel hopeless, ...

(8 pages) 72 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Substance Abuse

ment of Tim proceeded with the theory that the alcohol and cannabis abuse are closely linked to the dysthymia because they are a means of coping with the depression. If this theory is correct, reducin ...

(6 pages) 158 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Adolescent Depression

(4 pages) 37 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


another type of Depression. This type has very different symptoms than that of Major Depression or Dysthymia. The symptoms of Bipolar Disorder are having both very high and very low mood swings. When ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health