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is it likely that someone would have multiple hypomanic or depressive episodes during the course of one or a couple days, does cyclothymia generally entail mood cycles that fast? 

sorry if that makes no sense, my thoughts are very scattered and fast right now

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Rapid cycling occurs more often in women than in men.  I've read it occurs in 10-20% of folks with BP.  However, that doesn't mean it is permanent.  For example, one might rapid-cycle one year and not for the next five years.

The key is to get help ASAP if things are mixed/scary. 

 

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