Diagnosis and treatment of dysthymia in children and adolescents.Uploader: Kegore 2 years ago Subscribe 9
Depression in Teens and Children. Persistent Depressive Disorder, also called dysthymia, is a form of chronic depression. Because episodes of persistent depressive disorder may last for longer than five years, long-term, continued treatment may help to prevent reoccurrence of the depressive symptoms. This information empowers you to make the best decisions for the health and well being of your teen. Psychological health, however, can be easily made discreet.