cyclothymic


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cyclothymic

 [si″klo-thi´mik]
pertaining to or characterized by cyclothymia.
cyclothymic disorder a mood disorder characterized by numerous alternating short cycles of hypomanic and depressive periods with symptoms like those of manic and major depressive episodes but of lesser severity.

cy·clo·thy·mi·ac

, cyclothymic (sī'klō-thī'mē-ăk, -thī'mik),
Relating to cyclothymia.
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Additionally the T-DSM-IV-S attention deficit scores showed moderately significant positive correlation with depressive, cyclothymic, anxious, and irritable temperament scores, but the correlation with hyperthymic temperament was not significant (Table 3).
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Depue, Kleiman, Davis, Hutchinson, and Krauss (1985) presented cyclothymic and normal individuals with a mild stressor (simple mathematics problems) and found no differences in subjective ratings of stress on a 5-point scale nor in changes of cortisol secretion.
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