euthymia


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eu·thy·mi·a

(yū-thī'mē-ă),
1. Joyfulness; mental peace and tranquility.
2. Moderation of mood, not manic or depressed.
[eu- + G. thymos, mind]

euthymia

1 a pleasant, relaxed state of tranquility.
2 stable mood.

eu·thy·mi·a

(yū-thī'mē-ă)
1. Joyfulness; mental peace and tranquility.
2. Moderation of mood, neither manic nor depressed.
[eu- + G. thymos, mind]

eu·thy·mi·a

(yū-thī'mē-ă)
1. Joyfulness; mental peace and tranquility.
2. Moderation of mood.
[eu- + G. thymos, mind]
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Women who have bipolar disorder who have sustained euthymia on lithium should consider maintaining the safest possible regimen before, during, and after pregnancy despite the known small teratogenic risk associated with fetal exposure to this agent.
Neuropsychological deficits and functional impairment in bipolar depression, hypomania and euthymia.
The study combined results from 42 studies conducted in euthymic patients, 13 studies in manic/mixed phase and 5 studies of patients in a depressed state, suggesting that, although present during euthymia, a subset of these neurocognitive impairments would worsen during periods of acute affective episodes.
Sur Le Genre Euthymia de la Tribu des Acridiidae, Famille des Acridioidea, Order des Insectes Orthoperes.
More specifically, to investigate whether the executive functions from the sample of bipolar subjects were impaired compared with the executive functions in the control groups, and, if the executive performance in bipolar subjects in depressive episodes was impaired compared to those in euthymia.
The best course for a physician is to pick a medication that works for the individual patient, and fitrate the dose to maintain euthymia.
Carlson (1998) noted that the conceptualization of bipolar disorder has "expanded from being a disorder in which discrete episodes of mania, depression and euthymia with mood-congruent psychotic symptoms prevail, to a disorder where mixed states of affective dysregulation, mood-incongruent psychotic symptoms, and considerable comorbidity occur" (p.
In Oliver Wendell Holmes' A Moral Antipathy (1886), Euthymia and Lurida are also schoolmates.
In addition, it should be noted that major depressive episodes are often followed by several days of euthymia (elevated mood in the "normal" range) that should not be confused with hypomanic episodes though it may appear hypomanic because of the dramatic contrast between this state and that of major depression.
For example, the typical presentation of an adult with bipolar disorder highlights distinct, extended periods of mania and depression, ranging from several days to several weeks, with a return to euthymia, or an even mood state, in between episodes.
Subjects: Fifteen patients diagnosed to be suffering from bipolar affective disorder currently euthymic and fifteen patients fulfilling the criteria of stable schizophrenia according to Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM IV) (18) were included, all the patients were in age group 18-45 yr, formally educated for a minimum of 8 yr and had at least 4 months of euthymia for affective disorder and, at least 6 months period free from active symptoms for schizophrenia.