It's not known how many people will go on to develop Bipolar disorder . However, it's been estimated that less than half of people with cyclothymia see their elevated or depressed moods become more severe.

Other people will find that their cyclothymia continues and they need to manage this as a lifelong condition, orthat it disappears with time.

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Medically Reviewed by a doctor on 21 Dec 2018