manic-depressive


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manic-depressive

Psychiatry
denoting a mental disorder characterized either by an alternation between extreme euphoria and deep depression (bipolar manic-depressive disorder or syndrome) or by depression on its own or (rarely) by elation on its own (unipolar disorder)
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Jamison's--and I think she would admit it as well--is also not a book about manic depression so much as it is the strong connection between the manic-depressive and the artistic temperaments, which she connects with predominantly British poets and artists.
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Consideration of manic-depressive disorder in this population allows the use of medications to stabilize mood and reduce irritability.
Tragically, one out of five untreated manic-depressives commits suicide.
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To posthumously diagnose Virginia Woolf as a manic-depressive is not to go very far out on a limb.
Research findings, clinical experience, and family accounts provide substantial evidence that bipolar disorder, also called manic-depressive illness, can occur in children and adolescents.
HEALTH chiefs plan further discussion in Warwick this week on the findings of an independent report into the care and treatment of Richard Allott, the manic-depressive who killed two men in a Leamington street.
According to the National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association in Chicago, untreated depression is the most common mental disorder and the number-one cause of suicide among older adults.
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