manic-depressive(redirected from m.-d. disorders)
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Of, relating to, or having bipolar disorder.
A person who has bipolar disorder.
(Psychiatry) denoting a mental disorder characterized either by an alternation between extreme euphoria and deep depression (bipolar manic-depressive disorder or syndrome) or by depression on its own or (rarely) by elation on its own (unipolar disorder)
(Psychiatry) a person afflicted with this disorder. Compare cyclothymia
1. suffering from bipolar disorder.n.
2. a manic-depressive person.
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|Noun||1.||manic-depressive - a person afflicted with manic-depressive illness|
|Adj.||1.||manic-depressive - suffering from a disorder characterized by alternating mania and depression|
insane - afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"