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Dysthymic Disorder Suggestions

(Also Known As: Disthymic Disorder Suggestions, Dysthymia Suggestions, Depression Suggestions, Neurotic Depression Suggestions, Mood Disorder Suggestions, Chronic Depression Suggestions, Depression - Chronic Suggestions, Persistent Depressive Disorder Suggestions)

(Reviewed by: Paul Peterson, Licensed Therapist)

Suggestions for Dysthymic Disorder

One of the first issues for a newly diagnosed Dysthymic Disorder patient is to consider whether the diagnosis is correct. It is important to validate a diagnosis of Dysthymic Disorder and be certain of its accuracy. On the other hand, hoping for a misdiagnosis should not be used as a way to vacillate and avoid treatment for a serious medical problem. Nevertheless, it is prudent to attempt to confirm a diagnosis via methods such as seeking second opinions, consulting specialists, getting further medical tests, and researching information about Dysthymic Disorder.

There are various types of misdiagnosis ranging from a totally wrong diagnosis to a partial misdiagnosis as to the wrong subtype, underlying condition, medication causes, related conditions, or complications. Conditions for which a person never seeks medical advice are also a common type of misdiagnosis.

Could You Have Dysthymic Disorder?

Dysthymic Disorder Topics

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