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View synonyms for manic depression

manic depression

noun

  1. a mental health problem characterized by an alternation between extreme euphoria and deep depression


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Usage

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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Example Sentences

Bradley was studying documentaries on people with manic depression.

These are only a few of the many artists and writers thought to have had manic depression.

The artist Josephine King creates striking paintings inspired by her manic depression.

Marianne said his radical mood swings reminded her of his mother and her manic-depression.

On Monday, Tracy police said Huckaby has been diagnosed with manic depression and schizophrenia.

There are three primary mood disorders: depression, mania, and manic depression.

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