cyclic disorder

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Noun1.cyclic disorder - a mild bipolar disorder that persists over a long time
bipolar disorder, manic depression, manic depressive illness, manic-depressive psychosis - a mental disorder characterized by episodes of mania and depression
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PMS is a common cyclic disorder of young and middle aged women.
HOUSTON -- Depression is a highly cyclic disorder, but not every apparent return of symptoms represents a true recurrence of the disorder.
The high rate of perceived, non-diagnosable PMS suggests that women may erroneously label stress and health fluctuations as a cyclic disorder.

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