rapid cycling

rapid cycling

Four or more episodes of depression, mania, hypomania, or other alternating mood disturbances occurring in a single year. Roughly 10% of patients with bipolar illness have this condition; more men than women are affected. Lithium carbonate is less effective in treating rapid cycling than in treating other forms of bipolar disorder.
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8) Compared with bipolar I disorder, patients with bipolar II disorder may experience more rapid cycling, depression recurrence, and psychiatric comorbidity.
Surges, voltage dips (brownouts) and rapid cycling can send your home's A/C system to an early grave.
Gerwig's turn as a hapless dancer freshly sprung from college perfectly captures the essence of rudderless young adulthood --messy, humiliating and bipolar in its rapid cycling ups and downs.
However, the observation of rapid cycling, especially ultra-rapid (days) and ultra-ultra-rapid or ultradian (within a day) cycling blurs those definitions.
Rapid cycling is a particularly disabling form of bipolar disorder, characterised by four or more episodes in a 12-month period.
Circadian clock genes have been considered possible candidate genes for bipolar disorder, because circadian rhythm abnormalities--such as a reduced need for sleep, and rapid cycling and switching--are common among people with bipolar disorder, they reported in the open access journal BMC Psychiatry (2009; Nov.
They also address the management of manic and mixed episodes and depressive episodes, longer-term management, and rapid cycling.
The then "new" bolt action of the Springfield offered smooth and rapid cycling of the action and allowed for the use of a more powerful cartridge, the .
The rapid cycling rate delivers powerful blows to remove sand, slag or ceramic from the impact zones and surrounding areas.
The units, which feature rapid cycling and ease of installation, are smaller than a computer mouse.
The most recent approval cited the two BOLDER (BipOLar DEpRession) studies of 1,045 outpatients with bipolar I or II disorder, including those with or without a rapid cycling course.
Most of the time I was rapid cycling between depressed and severly depressed, often with several changes in the course of one day.

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