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Related to mania: hypomania, Manic episode
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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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You said just now that things might be done by religious mania. Have you ever heard of irreligious mania?
It looks like religious mania, and he will soon think that he himself is God.
The senseless hatred of the lieutenant grew at last into a form of mania. The captain's natural taciturnity he distorted into a studied attempt to insult him because of his past shortcomings.
Never to reef down was his mania, and in all the time I spent with him, blow high or low, the Reindeer was never reefed.
After this Amy subsided, till a mania for sketching from nature set her to haunting river, field, and wood, for picturesque studies, and sighing for ruins to copy.
Even ladies catch the climbing mania, and are unable to throw it off.
Gearbox Software's "Borderlands: The Handsome Collection" and the widely successful "Sonic Mania" made by Sega and the hedgehog's fans.
Charlotte, NC, May 18, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Eve's Mania, a positive lifestyle fashion brand decided to add a meaning and a powerful mission to its existence.
KARACHI -- VCL Spring Wrestle Mania 2019 and tryout for Pro Wrestling Entertainment (PWE) Season-2, a collaborative event of both the professional pro wrestling entities.
[ClickPress, Thu Oct 18 2018] Schools across Saudi Arabia are set to participate in LiteracyPlanet's popular Word Mania competition.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- An analysis of more than 1,000 people with and without psychiatric disorders has shown that nitrates -- chemicals used to cure meats such as beef jerky, salami, hot dogs and other processed meat snacks -- may contribute to mania, an abnormal mood state.
Robert Lowell: Setting the River on Fire: A Study of Genius, Mania, and Character.
NAA-affiliated apartment associations are holding 2017-2018 season Maintenance Mania competitions.
Bitcoin has surged from $1000 in March to $11,000 and generated a global speculative mania. Bitcoin's mania evokes the Dutch tulip mania in Rembrandt's Amsterdam, the South Seas bubble in the eighteenth century that bankrupted Bourbon France and led to the 1789 revolution, the Roaring Twenties on Wall Street and dotcom mania in the late-1990s.
(2) Patients often present with mixed states, such as manic or hypomanic states with mixed depressive features or a major depressive episode combined with subsyndromal hypomania or mania. Mixed states, manifested by coexistence of mania or hypomania and depression, can at times lead to misdiagnosis, with potentially negative consequences.