euthymia


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euthymia

(juːˈθɪmɪə)
n
(Psychology) psychol a pleasant state of mind
[eu- + -thymia]
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30), alpha activity detected in euthymia was found to be lower in cases with BD than that in healthy controls.
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.
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.
Carlson (1998) noted that the conceptualization of bipolar disorder has "expanded from being a disorder in which discrete episodes of mania, depression and euthymia with mood-congruent psychotic symptoms prevail, to a disorder where mixed states of affective dysregulation, mood-incongruent psychotic symptoms, and considerable comorbidity occur" (p.
In Oliver Wendell Holmes' A Moral Antipathy (1886), Euthymia and Lurida are also schoolmates.
In addition, it should be noted that major depressive episodes are often followed by several days of euthymia (elevated mood in the "normal" range) that should not be confused with hypomanic episodes though it may appear hypomanic because of the dramatic contrast between this state and that of major depression.
Subjects: Fifteen patients diagnosed to be suffering from bipolar affective disorder currently euthymic and fifteen patients fulfilling the criteria of stable schizophrenia according to Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM IV) (18) were included, all the patients were in age group 18-45 yr, formally educated for a minimum of 8 yr and had at least 4 months of euthymia for affective disorder and, at least 6 months period free from active symptoms for schizophrenia.
Warren also concedes that there is no account in the Democritean fragments of what euthymia is nor whether it can be correlated to Democritus' physics.
For the individual with the attitudes (e-m) and cautionary, problem-solving (I-c) and instrumental (s-m) skills needed to restore a positive situation (S2), euthymia rather than a depressive episode would be expected to follow setbacks.
Anderson Cancer Center in Houston found that a combination of euthymia and telomere length translated into a staggering sixfold increase in survival in 464 patients with bladder cancer.