depressive mania

depressive mania

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 gross motor overactivity and anxiety.
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Suicidality in patients with pure and depressive mania.
3 times more likely to have depressive mania than children with mania diagnosed with the standard criteria, a point worth noting because the presence of mixed mania is common in prepubertal children with bipolar disorder.