Hyperthymia

Hyperthymia

[hahy-per-thahy-mee-uh]
Hyperthymia is a personality type or temperament characterised by happiness, high energy levels, extroversion, productiveness and creativity. Hyperthymia is the psychiatric opposite of dysthymia.

Hyperthymia can be regarded as denoting a psychological trait, unlike hypomania, which describes a psychological state.

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