hyperthymia


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hyperthymia

 [hi″per-thi´me-ah]
1. excessive emotionalism.
2. excessive activity, verging on hypomania. adj., adj hyperthy´mic.

hy·per·thy·mi·a

(hī'pĕr-thī'mē-ă),
State of overactivity, greater than average and less than the overactivity of the manic state of manic-depressive disorder.
[hyper- + G. thymos, soul, thought]

hy·per·thy·mi·a

(hī'pĕr-thī'mē-ă)
State of overactivity, greater than average but less than the overactivity of manic state of bipolar disorder.
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