Tag: Clinical Depression

The Different Types of Depression

The Different Types of Depression

There are many different types of depression, which can vary in its symptoms, duration and severity of the symptoms. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, an American Psychiatric Association has defined Major Depressive Disorder, Dysthymic Disorder and Manic Depression, three of the mot commonly diagnosed types of depression. The criteria generally followed in [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Are You Familiar with Different Types of Depression?

Are You Familiar with Different Types of Depression?

The types of depression are formally defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical manual of mental Disorders (DSM). First we’ll take a look at 3 common forms that are classified based on specific features, period of time the depression lasts and how severe it is. These common forms include: Major Depressive Disorder, Dysthymic Disorder and Manic [...]

November 12, 2012 More