Origin of manic-depressive
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Saint Laurent was at his best a genius, and at his worst a manic-depressive genius.
In the excited stage of manic-depressive insanity it is not uncommon to find that the memory is abnormally active.
Of the two terms (folie circulaire and manic-depressive insanity) the latter is the more correct.
The cases in this family seem all to be instances of manic-depressive insanity.Being Well-Born|Michael F. Guyer