depression with flight of ideas

depression with flight of ideas

A rarely used term, of uncertain validity in the working medical parlance, described by Emil Kraepelin (1856–1926) as a bipolar mixed state characterised by the flight of ideas accompanied by motor retardation and depression.
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6) Three of the mixed-state subtypes he described are especially relevant today: (1) depression with flight of ideas, (2) excited or agitated depression, and (3) depressive or anxious mania.