manic-depressive


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Related to manic-depressive: bipolar disorder, Unipolar disorder, rapid cycling, Bipolar depression
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a person afflicted with manic-depressive illness

suffering from a disorder characterized by alternating mania and depression

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She said she was at first reluctant to disclose that she is a manic-depressive ``because it was so endless about my drug addiction, I thought, `People will be so bored when it comes out that I have something else.
Since the original study, one participant has become manic-depressive and another has developed major depressive disorder.
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It is estimated that between 1970 and 1980, lithium treatment for manic-depressive illness resulted in a net savings to society of $4.
Bipolar disorder, also referred to as manic-depressive disorder, is characterized by recurrent episodes of both depression and mania (abnormally elevated moods with irritability and extreme hyperactivity).
Six subjects had long histories of psychosis, and 2 others were manic-depressive.
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius'' may start off sounding like one of those coy, solipsistic exercises that put everything in little ironic quote marks, but it quickly becomes a virtuosic piece of writing, a big, daring, manic-depressive stew of book that noisily announces the debut of a talented - yes, staggeringly talented new writer.
Diagnosed as a manic-depressive, Juliandra Jones requires medication.
Erinn McCreary plays a kooky, kinky young actress, and Carol Rock is a manic-depressive housewife whose husband is Barney's best friend.
He was a very insecure, a workaholic and probably a manic-depressive.
Food and Drug Administration to support use of RISPERDAL (risperidone) as both adjunctive and monotherapy in the treatment of manic symptoms associated with bipolar disorder (also known as manic-depressive disorder).
Goodman - the veteran of other Coen films, ``Raising Arizona'' and ``Barton Fink'' - is wonderful as the manic-depressive Walter, who always looks as if he's about to explode at any minute.
Founded in 1986 and based in Chicago, DBSA, (previously known as the National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association) is the nation's largest patient-directed, illness-specific organization.
And Keaton - an Oscar-winning actress for ``Annie Hall'' - also might act in the film about three sisters and their dying, alcoholic, manic-depressive father.
In a recent survey by the National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association, over 75% of respondents said that they were dissatisfied with the efficacy and troubling side effects of standard antidepressant medications.
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