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Rapid Cycling

Abstract: If changes between depressive and manic phases, in manic-depressive disturbances, arise very fast (within a few days) and leads to at least 4 disease episodes per year, this is called "rapid cycling".

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Rapid Cycling

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Written by: Martin Winkler
First version: 22 Jul 2008.
Latest revision: 30 Jul 2008.

What does "Rapid cycling" mean?

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If changes between depressive and manic phases, in manic-depressive disturbances, arise very fast (within a few days) and leads to at least 4 disease episodes per year, this is called "rapid cycling".

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