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Bipolar III Disorder

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Updated June 08, 2012

Definition:
Bipolar III Disorder is properly called Cyclothymia. It is a long-term condition where the person's moods cycle between hypomania - a "high" that can be mild to fairly severe but does not include delusions, hallucinations or other psychotic features - and depression, also mild to fairly severe but not incapacitating or suicidal.

For more, including how it is diagnosed, see Cyclothymia.

Pronunciation:
SY-klo-THIGH-mee-uh

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