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  • hypomanic
  • In order to be diagnosed, they need to be present only during the same two-week period, as a change from previous hypomanic functioning: Depressed mood most of the day, nearly every day, as indicated by either subjective report (e.g., feels sad, empty, or hopeless) or observation made by others (e.g., appears tearful). (wikipedia.org)
  • Dysthymia
  • On some days, a person with dysthymia may feel fine or may experience moments of joy, but this good mood lasts no longer than a few weeks or months. (mercola.com)
  • medication
  • The mainstay of current treatment is antipsychotic medication combined with mood stabilizer medication or antidepressant medication, or both. (wikipedia.org)
  • changes
  • Because teens experience changes in all areas of life, including their brains and bodies, it can be difficult to know whether changes in mood are a typical rite of passage or a sign of something more concerning. (psycom.net)
  • experience
  • A person having a major depressive episode usually exhibits a very low mood, which pervades all aspects of life, and an inability to experience pleasure in activities that were formerly enjoyed. (wikipedia.org)