delirious mania


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delirious mania

[dilir′ē·əs]
an extreme form of the manic state in which activity is so frenzied, confused, and incoherent that it is difficult to discern any link between affect and behavior.

delirious mania

Uncertain; an obsolete term for a condition reported by LV Bell, which was once regarded as a type of schizophrenia but may have been a manifestation of encephalopathy.
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We encourage the addition of delirious mania to the next edition of DSM.
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