Anxiety and Depression – Part IV

There are different types of depressive disorders besides Major Depressive Disorder. They differ in onset and timing with special requirements. Let’s find out what’s Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder and Persistent Depressive Disorder! 

Our Topic Today: Other Depressive Disorders 

In this episode, you will find out:

  • Background and the diagnostic criteria of the following depressive disorders
    • Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder
    • Premenstrual Depressive Disorder
    • Persistent Depressive Disorder

Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder is…

  • included to prevent the overdiagnosis and overtreatment of bipolar disorder in children and adolescents
  • persistent and severe irritability with frequent temper outbursts in 2 or more usual settings
  • for childeren up to age 18

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

  • Affects 2-5% of women
  • Consequences could impact women severely in areas of interpersonal relationships, working experiences, and affective changes
  • Less severe cases with fewer symptoms will be considered as Premenstrual Syndrome or Dysmenorrhea (with painful physical sensations brought by menses existing only)

Persistent Depressive Disorder

  • a depressed mood state prolonging for at least 2 years for adults and 1 year for children
  • harder to treat compared to Major Depressive Disorder
  • research shown that it is related to personality disorders

Words of Wisdom by Carl Jung

The word “happy” would lose its meaning if it were not balance by sadness.

Take-away messages

  • Knowing different circumstances of depressed mood will help you to monitor your mental health status and your emotional management.
  • Shove off negative emotions, then they will come back later. Embrace and cope with them, your life will become so much easier!

Resources Mentioned

Diagnostic Criteria of Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder  – learn about the depressive symptoms and the detailed criteria for a diagnosis of Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder

Diagnostic Criteria of Persistent Depressive Disorder – learn about the depressive symptoms and the detailed criteria for a diagnosis of Persistent Depressive Disorder

High Functioning Depression Infographic a very helpful visual resource about high functioning depression (aka Persistent Depressive Disorder in DSM-5) by BetterHelp (one of the biggest online counselling service platforms in the U.S.), listing some risk factors, beginning symptoms, prevalence statistics and treatment options, concise and informational!

Questions for You to Think Upon

  • What’s the most usual thought you have when you are depressed?
  • What’s the biggest thing that has helped you bounce back from a depressed mood before? 

Leave your comments below on the show notes page or you could tell me directlyI would love to know your answer to that, and your coping strategies might just be the right inspiration for someone who’s dealing with depressed mood states, so they could step out of the misery zone too.

 

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Anxiety and Depression – Part IV

There are different types of depressive disorders besides Major Depressive Disorder. They differ in onset and timing with special requirements. Let’s find out what’s Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder and Persistent Depressive Disorder! 

Our Topic Today: Other Depressive Disorders 

In this episode, you will find out:

  • Background and the diagnostic criteria of the following depressive disorders
    • Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder
    • Premenstrual Depressive Disorder
    • Persistent Depressive Disorder

Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder is…

  • included to prevent the overdiagnosis and overtreatment of bipolar disorder in children and adolescents
  • persistent and severe irritability with frequent temper outbursts in 2 or more usual settings
  • for childeren up to age 18

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

  • Affects 2-5% of women
  • Consequences could impact women severely in areas of interpersonal relationships, working experiences, and affective changes
  • Less severe cases with fewer symptoms will be considered as Premenstrual Syndrome or Dysmenorrhea (with painful physical sensations brought by menses existing only)

Persistent Depressive Disorder

  • a depressed mood state prolonging for at least 2 years for adults and 1 year for children
  • harder to treat compared to Major Depressive Disorder
  • research shown that it is related to personality disorders

Words of Wisdom by Carl Jung

The word “happy” would lose its meaning if it were not balance by sadness.

Take-away messages

  • Knowing different circumstances of depressed mood will help you to monitor your mental health status and your emotional management.
  • Shove off negative emotions, then they will come back later. Embrace and cope with them, your life will become so much easier!

Resources Mentioned

Diagnostic Criteria of Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder  – learn about the depressive symptoms and the detailed criteria for a diagnosis of Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder

Diagnostic Criteria of Persistent Depressive Disorder – learn about the depressive symptoms and the detailed criteria for a diagnosis of Persistent Depressive Disorder

High Functioning Depression Infographic 

– a very helpful visual resource about high functioning depression (aka Persistent Depressive Disorder in DSM-5) by BetterHelp (one of the biggest online counselling service platforms in the U.S.), listing some risk factors, beginning symptoms, prevalence statistics and treatment options, concise and informational!

Questions for You to Think Upon

  • What’s the most usual thought you have when you are depressed?
  • What’s the biggest thing that has helped you bounce back from a depressed mood before? 

Leave your comments below on the show notes page or you could tell me directlyI would love to know your answer to that, and your coping strategies might just be the right inspiration for someone who’s dealing with depressed mood states, so they could step out of the misery zone too.

 

Bonus: Get your free resource guide!

Download Here!

 Thanks for listening to Happy Mind Travel

Support Us by sharing this show with people you love to spread the positive energy out or leave me an honest rating and review on iTunes!

     

I read every comment. Your feedback will help me improve this podcast and many more incredible souls like you could find Happy Mind Travel to go on their happiness journey! I appreciate your contribution to this mission in advance!

Subscribe to Happy Mind Travel!

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