What is Cyclothymia?

It is a type of chronic mood disorder. Cyclothymia is characterized by numerous mood disturbances, with periods of hypomanic symptoms alternating with periods of mild or moderate depression. It is characterized by short cycles of depression and hypomania that fail to meet the sustained duration criterion for major affective syndromes.

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Hi, Dr. Bienenfeld. I have a history of cyclothymia in my family (my father has it), and both paternal and maternal sides of the family have a...

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Dear Doctor ... In answer to an earlier query about my husband's moods, I'm wondering how Cyclothymia is...

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mood stabiliser drugs.

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Cyclothymia is a form of mood disorder which is to be...

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Most of the time, my husband and I can enjoy each other's company and interact normally. Then suddenly, seemingly out of the blue, he...

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probably a mood disorder.

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