manic-depressive disorder


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Related to manic-depressive disorder: bipolar disorder, bipolar, dissociative identity disorder, rapid cycling

manic-depressive disorder

or

manic-depression:

see bipolar disorderbipolar disorder,
formerly manic-depressive disorder
or manic-depression,
severe mental disorder involving manic episodes that are usually accompanied by episodes of depression.
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When four or more episodes of illness occur within a 12-month period, the person is said to have manic-depressive disorder with rapid cycling.
Although not introduced at trial, Klum said Bowersock suffers from manic-depressive disorder and takes the prescription drug lithium.
Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive disorder, affects nearly two million Americans, and onset generally occurs before the age of 30.
Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive disorder, affects approximately two million Americans, and generally strikes before the age of 30(1).
The investigators are targeting many genes, including those associated with cancer, late-onset Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, manic-depressive disorder and glaucoma.

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