mania

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a subject or activity that inspires lively interest

an irrational preoccupation

serious mental illness or disorder impairing a person's capacity to function normally and safely

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Carroll's defence lawyer, Adam Brown, said: "Clearly there is a psychiatric background here and it would appear there was some kind of manic episode ongoing," he said.
We hypothesized that the antidepressant effect of this supplement may have precipitated a manic episode. Mr.
While a number of genetic and other risk factors have been linked to the manic episodes that characterize bipolar disorder and may occur in other psychiatric conditions, those factors have been unable to explain the cause of these mental illnesses, and researchers are increasingly looking for environmental factors, such as diet, that may play a role.
In the misdiagnosis group of this study, there were more patients having a depressive episode at onset and the frequency of depressive episodes was apparently higher than the manic episode, thereby prolonging the time for clinical diagnosis and increasing the misdiagnosis rate.
Alcharbati, a married fatherof-one, said he posted the links on Facebook while going through a manic episode as he is bipolar.
As his symptoms persisted beyond one week and there was a positive family history, a diagnosis of bipolar affective disorder, currently manic episode without psychotic symptoms, was made.
According to the (https://www.spoilertv.com/2017/12/smilf-episode-107-family-sized-popcorn.html) synopsis for Season 1, episode 7 of the Showtime comedy, Tutu (Rosie O'Donnell) has a manic episode and goes on a spending spree.
He was regarded to have delirium and a manic episode as clinical early diagnosis depending on his medical condition and parenteral haloperidol (5 mg ampoule for three times a day) was initiated.
By contrast, during a manic episode symptoms may include intense feelings of happiness, hyperactivity, being easily distracted and talking faster than usual.
This compelling documentary revisits Stephen, as well as others living with the mental illness, such as Alika, whose manic episode on the London Underground become a YouTube sensation, damning evidence that a stigma remains.
For prompt diagnosis, attention to early warning signs is critical as is understanding that the initial manic episode may not emerge until after several depressive episodes, often treated in the primary care setting.
These patients, predominantly women with a mean age of 42 years, were currently receiving mental health treatment; 17% had a diagnosis of bipolar disorder and 6% were in a manic episode at the time of the interview, said Camilo J.
He fulfilled the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)-IV criteria for a manic episode and scored 35 on the Young mania rating scale (YMRS).