hyperthymia


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hyperthymia

(ˌhaɪpəˈθaɪmɪə)
n
(Psychiatry) excessive emotionalism
[C20: from hyper- + Greek thymos spirit]
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In practice, the psychiatrist tries to evaluate, firstly, the quantitative disorders of affectivity as hypothymia, negative or positive hyperthymia and secondly, to appraise its qualitative modifications; parathymies, affective inversion, affective ambivalence.
Undeniably impressive in efforts at overcoming his polio-induced paralysis, Ghaemi's FDR also sounds like a delightful dinner companion who leveraged hyperthymia into grand programs such as the New Deal.
Some individuals who meet criteria for MDD with seasonal pattern have summertime periods of transient hypomania and hyperthymia (hypomanic-like periods without clinically significant impairment).