cyclothymia[sī′klō t̸hī′mē ə, -klə-]
cyclothymia definition by Webster's New World
an emotional condition characterized by alternate periods of elation and depression: considered by some to be a mild form of bipolar (affective) disorder
Origin: Modern Latin ; from cyclo- plush Classical Greek thymos, spirit: see dull
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- cyclothymic adjective, noun
cyclothymia definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A mild affective disorder characterized by alternating periods of elevated and depressed mood.
- cyˌclo·thyˈmic adjective & n.
cyclothymia - Medical Definition
A mild mood disorder characterized by alternating periods of elation and depression.