dysthymia

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However, sometimes women with dysthymia also suffer from episodes of major depression, a condition known as double depression.
Of 400 women and 235 men diagnosed with chronic major depression or double depression, 57% of the women responded to the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor sertraline (Zoloft) by 12 weeks; 46% responded to the tricyclic antidepressant imipramine.
The new project, which began in April 1993, consists of 300 people with double depression and 240 with chronic major depression who sought help at one of 12 medical centers throughout the country.
Sometimes, women with dysthymia also suffer from episodes of major depression, a condition known as double depression.
Those with both types of disorder were referred to as having double depression.