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A chronic mood disturbance generally lasting at least two years and characterized by mood swings including periods of hypomania and depression.
The Issue With Casually Using The Word “Binge”When we enjoy things, it is normal for us to indulge in them. There is even a handy little word we pull out just for these instances of indulging in something we love: “binge.” But, is using this word making light of serious disorders?
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