There are many definitions of dysphoria, leading to a lot of confusion about what someone means when they use the term. Just take a look:
- TheRubins.com - "unpleasant mood characterized by an exaggerated feeling of depression and unrest."
- The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center - "Negative or aversive emotional state."
- Wikipedia - "Dysphoria is the opposite of euphoria. It is generally characterized as a feeling of emotional and/or mental discomfort, restlessness, malaise, and depression. ... Dysphoria can be differentiated from depression in that it tends to be an agitated feeling."
- Medterms.com - "Anxiety" (!!!)