adjective Etymology: New Latin cyclothymia (from German Zyklothymie, from zykl- cycl- + -thymie -thymia) + English -ic Date: 1923 relating to or being a mood disorder characterized by alternating episodes of depression and elation in a form less severe than that of bipolar disordercyclothymia noun

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  • cyclothymic — adj. of or pertaining to cyclothymia. Syn: cyclothymic. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cyclothymic — cy·clo·thy·mic thī mik adj relating to, having, or being a mood disorder characterized by alternating short episodes of depression and hypomania in a form less severe than that of bipolar disorder compare CYCLOID cyclothymic n a cyclothymic… …   Medical dictionary

  • cyclothymic — See cyclothymia. * * * …   Universalium

  • cyclothymic — adjective Of or pertaining to cyclothymia …   Wiktionary

  • cyclothymic — adj. (Psychiatry) of or pertaining to cyclothymia (cyclical condition in which depression alternates with elation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cyclothymic — cy·clo·thy·mic …   English syllables

  • cyclothymic — adjective of or relating to or exhibiting cyclothymia • Pertains to noun: ↑cyclothymia • Derivationally related forms: ↑cyclothymia * * * I. | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|thīmik adjective Etymology: New Latin …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cyclothymic personality — (Affective personality) is a DSM II personality disorder. It has the following definition:quotation|This behavior pattern is manifested by recurring and alternating periods of depression and elation. Periods of elation may be marked by ambition,… …   Wikipedia

  • cyclothymic personality — a temperament characterized by rapid, frequent swings between sad and cheerful moods. See also cyclothymic disorder, under disorder …   Medical dictionary

  • cyclothymic disorder — noun a mild bipolar disorder that persists over a long time • Syn: ↑cyclothymia, ↑cyclic disorder • Derivationally related forms: ↑cyclothymic (for: ↑cyclothymia) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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