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Dysthymic Disorder MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Dysthymic Disorder
Tree Number(s)
F03.600.300.400
Unique ID
D019263
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019263
Scope Note
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)
Entry Version
DYSTHYMIC DIS
Entry Term(s)
Dysthymia
Dysthymia and Chronic Depression
Neurotic Depression, Persistent Depressive Disorder
Persistent Depressive Disorder, Dysthymia
NLM Classification #
WM 171.5
Previous Indexing
Depressive Disorder (1981-1996)
Public MeSH Note
97; was see DEPRESSIVE DISORDER 1981-96
Online Note
use DEPRESSIVE DISORDER to search DYSTHYMIC DISORDER 1981-96
History Note
97; was see DEPRESSIVE DISORDER 1981-96
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/18
Revision Date
2021/05/12
Dysthymic Disorder Preferred
Dysthymia and Chronic Depression Narrower
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