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Dysthymic Disorder

"Dysthymic Disorder" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Chronically depressed mood that occurs for most of the day more days than not for at least 2 years. The required minimum duration in children to make this diagnosis is 1 year. During periods of depressed mood, at least 2 of the following additional symptoms are present: poor appetite or overeating, insomnia or hypersomnia, low energy or fatigue, low self esteem, poor concentration or difficulty making decisions, and feelings of hopelessness. (DSM-IV)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Dysthymic Disorder" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Dysthymic Disorder" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 52 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2009
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.