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How a depression differente from dysthymia?/¿En que diferencia la depresión de la distimia.

Today we are going to talk about dysthymia, we will explain what it is and how it differs from depression. In DSM-5, dysthymia is renamed Persistent Depressive Disorder. Dysthymia is a depressed mood, less severe than depression and that does not have the same symptoms as a major depression, or does so only in very short periods of time. Its evolution over time is usually more than two years or a year in children and adolescents. It is characterized by a prolonged low mood and sadness, the person suffering from it loses interest in things, and often sees himself as useless and uninteresting. The symptoms can be persistent or intermittent, of milder intensity compared to major depression and are characterized by the fact that the individual is habitually sad, introverted, melancholic, excessively conscious, unable to be cheerful and worried about his personal insufficiency.   Dysthymia usually begins in early adulthood, but the first symptoms can also appear, in childhood or a

Tips to overcome depression / Consejos para superar la depresión.

Tips to overcome depression Do you have a family member or friend with symptoms of depression, or do you think you may have depression yourself? These tips can help you but they do not replace doctors, psychologists or psychiatrists, if you are undergoing treatment these tips can help you but you should never leave the treatment of professionals. We are going to give you some tips to deal with depression, whether you are experiencing it yourself or someone you know is having a hard time and you are interested in helping them. Always try to maintain a good level of activities. People who have negative thoughts about themselves usually abandon the activities they previously enjoyed, because they no longer motivate them and they do not seem attractive, however, when they abandon them, they abandon themselves, it is a vicious circle, the less activity greater depression and greater depression less activity. For this reason, it is essential to continue doing activities that you previous