cyclothymic disorder


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cyclothymic disorder

[¦sī·klə‚thī·mik dis′ȯrd·ər]
(psychology)
A mild form of bipolar disorder in which the intensity of the depressive or manic episodes does not reach full criteria.
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QMY wife was recently diagnosed as having cyclothymic disorder and the doctor told her she may need medication.
In a patient with mild cyclothymic disorder, anxiety could respond to treatment with a mood stabilizer," Dr.