dysthymia

noun dys·thy·mia \ dis-ˈthī-mē-ə \

Definition of dysthymia

: a mood disorder characterized by chronic mildly depressed or irritable mood often accompanied by other symptoms (such as eating and sleeping disturbances, fatigue, and poor self-esteem) called also dysthymic disorder

dysthymic

play \-ˈthī-mik\ adjective or noun

Origin and Etymology of dysthymia

New Latin


Medical Dictionary

dysthymia

noun dys·thy·mia \ dis-ˈthī-mē-ə \

medical Definition of dysthymia

: a mood disorder characterized by chronic mildly depressed or irritable mood often accompanied by other symptoms (as eating and sleeping disturbances, fatigue, and poor self-esteem) called also dysthymic disorder

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