hypermania


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Related to hypermania: hypomania, manic depression, bipolar disorder, Manic depressive disorder, rapid cycling, hypomanic

hypermania

(ˌhaɪpəˈmeɪnɪə)
n
(Psychology) psychol a condition of extreme mania
ˌhyperˈmanic adj

hypermania

an acute mania.
See also: Insanity, Manias
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For example, when response to an antidepressant is "too quick and too good" compared with responses in unipolar depressive patients, it may be that the treatment has induced hypermania, suggesting bipolar disorder.
Earlier, the judge heard that Denton had a history of chronic mental health problems which bordered on hypermania that night.
In his autobiography, My Story - which made him pounds 3million - he has confessed to suffering bulimia, obsessive compulsive disorder and a type of hypermania.
Following the birth of his first child Noah he endured periods of hypermania and depression resulting in tireless lyric writing as he found an outlet for his personal demons and vented some spleen on the state of the world in which we live.
Youngstrom described research using the GBI, a 73-item instrument that assesses depression, hypermania, and biphasic symptoms.