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  1. What is going on in the brain of someone who is dysthymic?
  2. What is dysthymic disorder and how is it diagnosed?
  3. What are the main symptoms of dysthymic disorder?
  4. How is dysthymic disorder different from other types of depression?
  5. How is dysthymic disorder different from normal sadness or unhappiness?
  6. I am a young woman who has had dysthymia for over ten years. I have tried medicines and therapy, but haven't gotten better. Do you have any suggestions on what to do next?
  7. What medication or medications do you think have worked the best for patients with Dysthymia?

    I have Dysthymia and I have tried about 10 different anti-depressants and have found that Effexor is the only thing that has helped somewhat.
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  8. "Do I have dysthymia? I read an article on dysthymia and started to think I might have this condition. I think most of my friends would describe me as a really nice, guy, easy-going, pretty social.

    In general, I operate at a low energy level. ...
  9. My sister told me her psychiatrist might put her on Effexor or Cymbalta. What are these drugs for, and what is the difference between them?
  10. I am 46 and have been suffering from dysthmia for 16 years. I''ve tried lots of antidepressant--SSRIs, SNRIs, and tricyclics--and what happens is that after I try a new one, I feel better for about 3 months and then go back to feeling tired and depre ...