an earlier name for Bipolar Disorder.
a mental disorder characterized by episodes of mania and depression
Another name for bipolar disorder.
an abnormal mental condition characterized by an excessive elevation of mood, exagerated activity and disorganization, which alternates with depressed feelings.
A condition in which the victim fluctuates dramatically between the extremes of "mania," characterized by extreme activity and emotion, to "depression," a period of extreme despondency and melancholy.
See "Bipolar disorder"
Bipolar disorder. Excessive elevation of moods combined with depressed state.
A mental illness that causes people to have severe high and low moods. People with this illness swing from feeling overly happy and joyful (or irritable) to feeling very sad and hopeless (or happy). In between these mood swings, a person's moods may be normal.
classified as a type of affective disorder (or mood disorder) that goes beyond the day's ordinary ups and downs. Manic depression is characterized by periodic episodes of extreme elation, elevated mood, or irritability (also called mania) countered by periodic, classic depressive symptoms.
"Manic Depression" is a song written and recorded by Jimi Hendrix and released in 1967 on the Are You Experienced? album.