Daily Archives: February 22, 2014

Dysthymia “Causes” & “Risk Factors”

http://www.bipolar4lifesupport.co CAUSES: By Mayo Clinic Staff The exact cause of dysthymia isn’t known. Dysthymia may have causes similar to major depression, including: •Biochemical. People with dysthymia may have physical changes in their brains. The significance of these changes is still … Continue reading

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Dysthymia “Definition” & Symptoms”

http://www.bipolar4lifesupport.co DEFINITION: By Mayo Clinic Staff Dysthymia (dis-THIE-me-uh) is a mild but long-term (chronic) form of depression. Symptoms usually last for at least two years, and often for much longer than that. Dysthymia interferes with your ability to function and … Continue reading

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Psychotherapy “How you can Prepare”

http://www.bipolar4lifesupport.co You might decide on your own that you want to try psychotherapy, or a doctor, relative, friend or someone else may suggest psychotherapy to you. Here’s how to get started: •Find a therapist. Get a referral from a doctor, … Continue reading

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Psychotherapy “What you could Expect”

http://www.bipolar4lifesupport.co What you can expect By Mayo Clinic Staff Your first therapy session Your first psychotherapy session is usually a time for the therapist to gather information about you and your needs. The therapist may ask you to fill out … Continue reading

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Psychotherapy “Why it’s Done”

http://www.bipolar4lifesupport.co Why it’s done By Mayo Clinic Staff Psychotherapy can be helpful in treating most mental health problems, including: •Anxiety disorders, such as obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), phobias, panic disorder or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) •Mood disorders, such as depression or … Continue reading

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