cyclothymic disorder

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Noun1.cyclothymic 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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To complete the picture, Iorgu Iura[section]cu, the Poet's maternal uncle, was "quite eccentric" and, indeed, "out-of-the-way"--he must have had cyclothymic disorder; Anita Florea, the Poet's first-cousin, had two sons, one of them "mad" and the other "idiotic."
They show facial dimorphism (flat face, blepharophimosis, hypertelorism, and broad nasal bridge) and brachydactyly and are affected, respectively, by cyclothymic disorder and bipolar II disorder.
Frequent and recurring periods of hypomania and depression lasting over a period of two years, one year in children, characterizes cyclothymic disorder or cyclothymia.
Hospital day Key events First hospitalization (i) Initial differential diagnoses based on the initial interview and psychological testing (a) Major depressive disorder (b) Bipolar disorder (c) Cyclothymic disorder (mood fluctuation with impulsivity).