Chronic Depression

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Chronic Depression is another long-term shape of depression system; however it is much simple either in symptoms or in treatment process. Chronic depression or Dysthymia is much lower severe and yet determined as a chronic form.
Chronic depression does not stop a person from doing regular works however it prevents him from doing them as good as he could have. As one of the two master forms of clinical depression, it commonly has fewer or less critical signs than major depression however it lasts longer.

It's believed that some of the causes of chronic depression could be childhood suffering, problems of adjustment in the formative teen years or stress in the life as adult. However the signs of Chronic Depression seriously resemble those of manic depression, there are not as severe and as such tend to be misdiagnosed or ignored as a reason of psychosomatic complaint.

For frequent time the patients got misdiagnosed when they began suffering headaches and stomach painfulness which carried the doctors to assume that it is a psychosomatic complaint, which is the fancy term used when no physical hurt is diagnosed in the body.

The Primary Care Journal declared that chronic depression "influences nearly 3% of the people and is associated with major functional impairment". Unluckily though this kind of depression is quite general most people with chronic depression can't tell for certain when they first turned out to be depressed, making the diagnosis fairly challenging at times.

For more aid seek advice from your doctor about this kind of depression called chronic depression.


David said...

Thanks for this interesting post. Keep up the good work!

J said...

Thank you David...

By the way,, You have a nice blog too ;)

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