euthymia


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euthymia

(juːˈθɪmɪə)
n
(Psychology) psychol a pleasant state of mind
[eu- + -thymia]
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Keywords: Bipolar disorder, euthymia, lithium, valproic acid, atypical antipsychotic
One study to assess antidepressants in patients with bipolar disorder evaluated efficacy and safety in patients with bipolar I disorder (n=21) or bipolar II disorder (n=49) who were treated for acute major depressive episodes with antidepressants plus mood stabilizers until they achieved euthymia.
Achieving euthymia and subsequently switching to sertraline or another medication may only put her at risk for recurrence of depression and its attendant morbidity.
When patients with bipolar disorder are first seen in the office, their state may be depression, mania, hypomania, or even euthymia.
13) Growing evidence suggests that bipolar disorder patients experience prominent neurocognitive impairment not only during acute mood episodes (14,15) but also during euthymia.
Indeed, during the last decade, the long-held assumption of cognitive indemnity of BD was debunked as a result of compelling evidence for conspicuous cognitive deficits in a significant percentage of affected subjects, even during periods of euthymia (6).
Karagiozoglou-Lampoudi T, Daskalou E, Euthymia Vargiami E, Dimitrios Zafeiriou D.
Euthymia was defined according to a score of < 8 on the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale-17 and a score of 0 on Young's Mania Rating Scale.
Regarding euthymia, reviews on cognitive status of euthymic patients have reported a lower performance in attention, learning and verbal memory, psychomotor speed, visuospatial abilities, and executive functions (Malhi, Ivanovski, Szekeres, & Olley, 2004; Martinez-Aran, Godwin, & Vieta, 2001; Murphy & Sahakian, 2001; Robinson, Thompson, Gallagher, Goswami, Young et al.
The use of atypical antipsychotics to treat women who suffer from underlying psychiatric illness frequently makes the difference between substantial suffering or takes patients from partial remission to euthymia.
The species Clonacris kirbyi was described by Finot (1903) and then by Kirby (1914) as Euthymia kirbyi.
Anderson Cancer Center in Houston found that a magic combination of euthymia and telomere length translated into a staggering sixfold increase in survival in 464 patients with bladder cancer.