Dysthymia and Cyclothymia: Definition, Symptoms & Treatment


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All of the following are true about dysthymia and cyclothymia, EXCEPT:

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1. Dysthymia is a _____.

2. Cyclothymia resembles which other mood disorder?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you assess your understanding of mood disorders.will The differences between dysthymia and cyclothymia, possible causes, and treatments are all topics covered in the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will assess your comprehension of mood disorders, including:

  • The definition and comparison of various mood disorders
  • Causes
  • Treatments

Skills Practiced

You will be assessed on the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about the treatments of these disorders from the related mood disorder lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as mood disorders and dysthymia
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as dysthymia and cyclothymia

Additional Learning

For a greater understanding of mood disorders, review the lesson entitled Dysthymia and Cyclothymia: Definition, Symptoms & Treatment. This lesson covers:

  • The definition of mood disorders
  • Dysthymia symptoms
  • Cyclothymia symptoms and treatment