Also called man·ic-de·pres·sion.
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- a mental health problem characterized by an alternation between extreme euphoria and deep depression
Though manic depression, manic-depressive are still often used by the general public, they are seen as having negative connotations. The preferred terms nowadays are bipolar disorder and experiencing bipolar disorder
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