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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Other researchers believe that using the adult diagnostic label of manic-depressive disorder is inappropriate.
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.
Effects of treatment latency on response to maintenance treatment in manic-depressive disorders. Bipolar Disorder.
According to David Comings, M.D., many more mental health mysteries may be attributed in the future to genetic disorders, including alcoholism, pathological gambling, obesity, depression, and manic-depressive disorders.
suffer from bi-polar manic-depressive disorders. In effect, this mental illness is like an emotional cancer.
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