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Sad mood or loss of pleasure in usual activities. At least five symptoms (counting sad mood and
loss of pleasure)

Major Depressive Disorder


- Depressed mood for most of the day more than half of the time for 2 years (or 1 year for children and adolescents). At least two of the following during that time:
- Poor appetite or overeating
- Sleeping too much or too little
- Poor self-esteem
- Low energy
- Trouble concentrating or making
- Decisions
- Feelings of hopelessness

Persistent Depressive Disorder (Dysthymia)


Chronic, severe persistent irritability.
- This severe irritability has two prominent clinical manifestations:
o frequent temper outbursts.
o chronic, persistently irritable or angry mood that is present between the severe temper

Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder,


Expression of mood lability, irritability, dysphoria, and anxiety symptoms that occur repeatedly during the premenstrual phase of the cycle and remit around the onset of menses or shortly thereafter.

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder