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  • Dysthymia is prevalent in patients with certain medical conditions, including multiple sclerosis, AIDS, hypothyroidism, chronic fatigue syndrome, diabetes, and post-cardiac transplantation.
  • In some cases, people may also experience a major depressive episode on top of their dysthymia, a condition sometimes referred to as double depression.
  • Generally patients are diagnosed with dysthymia if they feel depressed more days than not for at least two years.
  • It is similar to major depressive disorder, but dysthymia is chronic, long-lasting, persistent, and mild.
  • Among the general mood disorders are major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, and dysthymia.

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