Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder

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What is Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder?

Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD) is characterized by severe, persistent, chronic irritability in children and adolescents, who must have at least three outbursts per week for one year. 

Common symptoms reported by people with Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder

Common symptoms
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Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Depakote)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1) Depressed mood (1)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Other
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Zyprexa)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
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Type
Psychotherapy
How many have tried
1
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Treatment name(s)

(Desyrel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1

Data from patients with Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Depakote)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Anxious mood (1) Depressed mood (1)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Zyprexa)
Perceived effectiveness
for Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Abdominal bloating Weight gain
Total evaluations
1
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
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Treatment name(s)

(Desyrel)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
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  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 8
20s 3
30s 10
40s 9
50s 4
60s 1
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 10
20-29 years 4
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

54% Female
46% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 17
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from DMDD patients who have completed their condition history
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