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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Goldner
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
"mild" mood swings: Cyclothymia is a chronic mood disorder w recurrent or cyclic multi-day episodes of mild depression & hypomania. Depression may include loss of interes ... Read More
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Dr. Warren Kriedman
47 years experience Psychiatry
A mood disorder: Cyclothymia disorder occurs for at least 2 years in adults: 1 year in children & adolescents, where a person experiences many periods of chronic fluct ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Berry
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Cyclothymia: Cyclothymia can be thought of as a low grade version of bipolar disorder. That is to say, cyclothymics do experience similar mood swings, but not to t ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Cyclothymia: It is a chronic milder form of bipolar disorder with periods of hypomanic phases alternating with periods of mild to moderate depression. These shifts ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Berry
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Cyclothymia: Cyclothymia can be thought of as a low grade version of bipolar disorder. That is to say, cyclothymics do experience similar mood swings, but not to t ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Mild form of bipolar: Cyclothymia is a significantly milder version of bipolar disorder. It have at least a two year history w/ no more than 2 mths in a row w/out either a ... Read More
Dr. Andrew Berry
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Cyclothymia: Cyclothymia can be thought of as a low grade version of bipolar disorder. That is to say, cyclothymics do experience similar mood swings, but not to t ... Read More
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Cyclothymia: It is a chronic milder form of bipolar disorder with periods of hypomanic phases alternating with periods of mild to moderate depression. These shifts ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Berry
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Cyclothymia: Cyclothymia can be thought of as a low grade version of bipolar disorder. That is to say, cyclothymics do experience similar mood swings, but not to t ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vita
Specializes in Psychiatry
Have you...: ...consulted your primary physician or psychiatrist? Cyclothymia is a chronic mood disorder with alternating depressive and hypomanic episodes. It ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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There is no set: Periodicity for the cycling in cyclothymia. It can be rapid, ultrarapid, or ultra-ultrarapid. This means that it can be within the course of a month, ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Berry
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Cyclothymia: Cyclothymia can be thought of as a low grade version of bipolar disorder. That is to say, cyclothymics do experience similar mood swings, but not to t ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
What would you like: to do about it. Here are some options: Talk about feelings & address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily phys ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Austina Cho
26 years experience Psychiatry
Milder bipolar d/o: People w/ cyclothymia may have mild ups or downs in their mood coinciding w/ periods of increased energy, activity ; creativity and periods of low ene ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Balter
23 years experience Psychiatry
Cyclothymic disorder: Is something like a mild form of bipolar disorder. Patients typically cycle through phases of hypomania and depression, but not rapidly as happens in ... Read More
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