I wonder if this is what causes social angst? In fact, more often than not, I am shamed by my doctors and made to feel I have a character issue. This has been an extremely hard way to live. There is some evidence that treating depression in parents can help prevent the development of depression in their children. It was previously referred to as dysthymia or dysthymic disorder.
What is persistent depressive disorder?
I also suffer from anxiety. Major depression clinical depression. For a diagnosis of persistent depressive disorder to be made, a depressed or irritable mood must persist for at least one year in children or adolescents and must be accompanied by at least two of the other major depressive symptoms listed above.