What is Dysthymic Disorder? - Symptoms, Definition & Treatment


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Which of the following terms refers to is a mood disorder that is a mild and chronic form of depression?

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1. Which of the following is not a symptom of dysthymic disorder?

2. Which of the following is not one of the three types of psychotherapy have been shown to be effective in treating dysthymic disorder?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of dysthymic disorder. You will be quizzed on different components of dysthymic disorder such as symptoms and treatment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Dysthymic disorder
  • Symptoms of dysthymic disorder
  • Types of treatment for dysthymic disorder

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related dysthymic disorder lesson
  • Interpreting information- verify that you can read information regarding dysthymic disorders signs and treatment and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding how dysthymic disorder is listed in the DSM-5

Additional Learning

To learn more about dysthymic disorder, review the accompanying lesson called What is Dysthymic Disorder? - Symptoms, Definition & Treatment. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Review the similarities and differences of major depression and dysthymic disorder
  • Understand the various symptoms of dysthymic disorder
  • Recall the five recommended treatments for dysthymic disorder
  • Learn about how dysthymic disorder is listed in the DSM-5