Other mood disorders


Other mood disorders


Mood disorders apart from depression & bipolar disorder are:

  • Recurrent Depressive Ds- More than one depressive episodes
  • Dysthymia – Presence of mild depressive symptoms for a period of more than 2 years
  • Chronic Depression- Depression > More than 2 Years
  • Cyclothymia- Milder form of bipolar disorder but never severe enough for mania/hypomania
  • Rapid Cycling-Four or more episodes of mania/hypomania/ depression in 1 year

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