5 Forms of Depression Explained (Diagnosis Criteria, Symptoms & Help)

5 Forms of Depression Explained (Diagnosis Criteria, Symptoms & Help)

This video explains 5 forms of depression: Major Depressive Disorder, Persistent Depressive Disorder (Dysthymia), Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD), and Postpartum Depression. Timestamps are below as depressive disorders are nuanced & somewhat complicated to diagnose. Each depressive disorder explained has unique symptoms and criteria. Mental health professionals (Therapists, psychiatrists, social workers, etc) use the DSM-V to identify the following 5 types of depressive disorders:

1:01 Major Depressive Disorder
4:33 Persistent Depressive Disorder (Dysthymia)
6:41 Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD)
9:57 Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
12:44 Postpartum Depression

15:04 Ways to Get Help

I also have an entire playlist on depression, so if you’re looking for other types of videos on depression, I likely have a video for it! Check them out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUJ4j6_ypE0&list=PL_loxoCVsWqzZv5mmk-Xw4IvoHRzc7ki4

And here are the 6 signs of depression: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51vdnwrfsNA&list=PL_loxoCVsWqzZv5mmk-Xw4IvoHRzc7ki4&index=5

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