manic-depressive disorder


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Related to manic-depressive disorder: bipolar disorder, bipolar, dissociative identity disorder, rapid cycling

man·ic-de·pres·sive dis·or·der

older term for bipolar disorder.

manic-depressive disorder

manic-depressive disorder

(1) Bipolar disorder, see there.
(2) Cyclothymia, see there.
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When four or more episodes of illness occur within a 12-month period, the person is said to have manic-depressive disorder with rapid cycling.
The investigators are targeting many genes, including those associated with cancer, late-onset Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, manic-depressive disorder and glaucoma.
Additional strengths of the UCSF/UCR study include the rigor of the genetic analysis and the use of strict diagnostic criteria to identify family members afflicted with manic-depressive disorder, Freimer said.
5] A century later, when categorizing mental illnesses based on the course of illness, Mayer-Gross and colleagues included BD-OCD patients within the group of manic-depressive disorders.
many more mental health mysteries may be attributed in the future to genetic disorders, including alcoholism, pathological gambling, obesity, depression, and manic-depressive disorders.
They allege the mercury in the fillings contributes not only to MS but to Parkinson's disease, manic-depressive disorders, schizophrenia, and a variety of immune system diseases.
The company's other drugs target pain, inflammation, and cardiovascular problems, as well as neurological issues such as attention and manic-depressive disorders.

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