dysphoric hypomania

dys·phor·ic hypomania

A mood disorder in which an individual who has had a major depressive episode undergoes an episode with some manic symptoms although not so severe or of such duration as to be categorized as manic. Also called bipolar II.
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If your patient is taking an antidepressant, it may be ineffective, creating mixed dysphoric hypomania, and/or driving another recurrence of depression.