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cyclothymic disorder

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  • cyclothymic disorder — noun a mild bipolar disorder that persists over a long time • Syn: ↑cyclothymia, ↑cyclic disorder • Derivationally related forms: ↑cyclothymic (for: ↑cyclothymia) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • cyclothymic disorder — [DSM IV] a mood disorder characterized by numerous alternating short cycles of hypomanic and depressive periods with symptoms like those of manic and major depressive episodes but of lesser severity. Called also cyclothymia …   Medical dictionary

  • Cyclothymic personality — (Affective personality) is a DSM II personality disorder. It has the following definition:quotation|This behavior pattern is manifested by recurring and alternating periods of depression and elation. Periods of elation may be marked by ambition,… …   Wikipedia

  • cyclothymic — cy·clo·thy·mic thī mik adj relating to, having, or being a mood disorder characterized by alternating short episodes of depression and hypomania in a form less severe than that of bipolar disorder compare CYCLOID cyclothymic n a cyclothymic… …   Medical dictionary

  • cyclothymic personality — a temperament characterized by rapid, frequent swings between sad and cheerful moods. See also cyclothymic disorder, under disorder …   Medical dictionary

  • disorder — A disturbance of function, structure, or both, resulting from a genetic or embryonic failure in development or from exogenous factors such as poison, trauma, or disease. adjustmen …   Medical dictionary

  • cyclothymic — adjective Etymology: New Latin cyclothymia (from German Zyklothymie, from zykl cycl + thymie thymia) + English ic Date: 1923 relating to or being a mood disorder characterized by alternating episodes of depression and elation in a form less… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mental disorder — Any illness with a psychological origin, manifested either in symptoms of emotional distress or in abnormal behaviour. Most mental disorders can be broadly classified as either psychoses or neuroses (see neurosis; psychosis). Psychoses (e.g.,… …   Universalium

  • cyclic disorder — noun a mild bipolar disorder that persists over a long time • Syn: ↑cyclothymia, ↑cyclothymic disorder • Derivationally related forms: ↑cyclothymic (for: ↑cyclothymia) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Current diagnostic criteria for bipolar disorder — This article is an expansion of a section entitled Diagnosis from within the main article: Bipolar disorder The current diagnostic criteria for bipolar disorder is that Bipolar disorder describe a heterogeneous illness one that comes in many… …   Wikipedia

  • bipolar disorder — noun a mental disorder characterized by episodes of mania and depression • Syn: ↑manic depression, ↑manic depressive illness, ↑manic depressive psychosis • Hypernyms: ↑affective disorder, ↑major affective disorder, ↑emotional disorder, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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