WHAT IS THE CYCLOTHYMIC DISORDER IN MENTAL HEALTH?

PPC PRIVATE PSYCHOTHERAPY AND AUTISM THERAPY CLINICS IN LONDON ENGLAND

You may have known someone whose personality seems to run hot and cold. At times they are turned on by life – perhaps excessively so – and at times they are overly negative , pessimistic, and discouraged . They never seem to find the middle ground. If these oscillations between mild depression and mild elation have persisted for at least two years, the disorder is called cyclothymic disorder . This simply represents a combination of dysthymic disorder and hypomania . It isn’t known whether cyclothymic disorder is a separate illness or a milder version of manic – depressive illness.



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