euthymia

noun

eu·​thy·​mia yü-ˈthī-mē-ə How to pronounce euthymia (audio)
: a normal, tranquil mental state or mood
specifically : a stable mental state or mood in those affected with bipolar disorder that is neither manic nor depressive
… there were no significant differences among groups in the rates of durable recovery, defined as 8 consecutive weeks of euthymia without a switch to mania or hypomania. Mark A. Frye, The New England Journal of Medicine
euthymic adjective
the euthymic phase of bipolar disorder

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“Euthymia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/euthymia. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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