manic stupor

manic stupor

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 gross motor retardation and elevation of mood.
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Kraepelin described a total of 6 types of mixed states (depressive or anxious mania, excited depression, mania with thought poverty, manic stupor, depression with flight of ideas, and inhibited mania) and pure depression.