- a mild bipolar disorder characterized by instability of mood and a tendency to swing between mild euphorias and depressions.
Origin of cyclothymia
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- psychiatry a condition characterized by periodical swings of mood between excitement and depression, activity and inactivitySee also manic-depressive
- A mild mood disorder characterized by alternating periods of elation and depression.
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