manic depressive illness

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The driving force behind the Rethink Severe Mental Illness Maiden Stakes is former amateur jockey and trainer Patrick O'Connor, 51, who has suffered manic depressive illness since he was a teenager.
The DPP agreed not to call former Sunday newspaper journalist Neil Mulholland after hearing he was suffering from manic depressive illness and could become suicidal if forced to give evidence.
Occurrence of MI or sudden cardiac death wasn't triggered by hospitalization for manic depressive illness.
Fuller Torrey has written that "studies using techniques such as magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography scans have proved that schizophrenia and manic depressive illness are physical disorders of the brain in exactly the same way as Parkinson's disease or multiple sclerosis." Is that true?
Most troubling of all is the fact that most individuals with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia and manic depressive illness, do not have to live with the debilitating symptoms of their illnesses.
Mr Philip Parker, defending, said McGregor, who suffers from a manic depressive illness, had been threatened with knee-capping by the people he was working for and feared they would hurt his sister.
But it did serve to confirm a supposition that geneticists pondered: that the so-called neurosis-like manic depressive illness or epilepsy -- might be another disease with a biological basis.
Many complex disorders, such as manic depressive illness, often run in families but do not show the simple, fixed patterns of inheritance observed in diseases caused by a single defective gene.
According to the company, Bipolar I Disorder (BPD 1) is a severe form of BPD, also commonly known as manic depressive illness. It is a psychiatric disorder characterised by excessive swings in a person's mood and energy affecting their ability to function.
The company's Lithium Carbonate Extended-release Tablets, which will be launched with immediate effect, is indicated for the treatment of manic episodes of manic depressive illness.
Belfast High Court agreed that former Sunday newspaper journalist Neil Mulholland suffered from a manic depressive illness and could become suicidal if forced to give evidence.
Its mission is to educate clients, families, professionals and the public concerning the nature of depressive and manic depressive illnesses as treatable medical diseases.