Minor depressive disorder

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Minor depressive disorder, also known as minor depression, is a mood disorder that does not meet full criteria for major depressive disorder but in which at least two depressive symptoms are present for two weeks.[1] It is given in the DSM-IV-TR as an example of a Depressive Disorder Not Otherwise Specified.

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  1. ^ Rapaport MH, Judd LL, Schettler PJ, Yonkers KA, Thase ME, Kupfer DJ, Frank E, Plewes JM, Tollefson GD, Rush AJ. (2002) A descriptive analysis of minor depression. Am J Psychiatry. Apr;159(4):637-43. doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.159.4.637 PMID 11925303