Putative Assumed. Supposed. Presumed. Generally considered or reputed to be. Rapid Cycling bipolar A condition characterized by the presence of at least 4 more episodes and the previous 12 months that meet the criteria for a manic, hypomanic or major depressive episode. They demarcate the episodes either by partial or full remission and have at least 2 months 4X switch to an episode of the opposite polarity. Copyright Notice Adapted from Wikipedia. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0 ; additional terms may apply.