Cyclothymic Disorder

Cyclothymic Disorder

Index

Criteria
Definition
Mood Disorder Flow Chart
Treatment ( Psychotherapy )
Treatment ( Pharmacotherapy )


Definition

Cyclothymic is a chronic mood disorder characterized by numerous Major Depressive Episodes and numerous Hypomanic Episodes.

ONSET:

Insidious or chronic course.

Adolescence to early adulthood.


Diagnostic Criteria - Mental Health made easy.

Cyclothymic Disorder.

1. At least two years of symptoms,including numerous Major Depressive and Hypomanic symptoms.

2. At no time in the two years of symptoms,has there been a symptom free period that lasted two or more months.

3. At no time in the two years of symptoms,has there been a Major Depressive, Manic or Mixed Episode.

4. The symptoms are not from another disorder or a substance.

5. Clinically significant distress from symptoms,or impairment in work, social,or other areas of important functioning.

NOTE: One year in children and adolescents NOT TWO.


Treatment ( Psychotherapy )

Adlerian Therapy
Behavior Therapy
Existential Therapy
Gestalt Therapy
Person-centered Therapy
Psychoanalytic
Rational-emotive Therapy
Reality Therapy
Transactional Analysis


Treatment ( Pharmacotherapy )

Antidepressants

Selecting the Right Antidepressant
Definition AD's

Adapin
Amitril
Anafranil
Asendin
Aventil
Celexa
Cymbalta / Yentreve
Desyrel
Effexor
Elavil
Emitrip
Endep
Enovil
Etrafon
Etrafon-A
Etrafon-Forte
Dohme
Lexapro ( Lexaprotm )
Ludiomil
Luvox
Marplan
Nardil
Norpramine
Pamelor
Parnate
Paxil
Pertofrane
PMS-Levazine
Prozac
Sharpe
Sinequan
SK-Amitriptyline
Surmontil
Tofranil
Vivactil
Wellbutrin
Zoloft
Zyban

Bipolar Disorder

Atretol
Calam
Cibaliyh-S
Clonidine
Depakene
Epitol
Eskalith
Eskalith CR
Isoptin
Tegretol
Lithane
Lithobid
Nimodipine
Valprotate


 
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