manic depressive illness


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Noun1.manic depressive illness - a mental disorder characterized by episodes of mania and depressionmanic depressive illness - a mental disorder characterized by episodes of mania and depression
affective disorder, emotional disorder, emotional disturbance, major affective disorder - any mental disorder not caused by detectable organic abnormalities of the brain and in which a major disturbance of emotions is predominant
cyclic disorder, cyclothymia, cyclothymic disorder - a mild bipolar disorder that persists over a long time
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manic depressive illness

n. enfermedad maniaco depresiva, trastorno mental que se manifiesta en períodos de intensa exaltación en contraste con otros de estados de depresión y decepción.
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Overall, patients often experience years of distressing and disruptive symptoms before receiving an official diagnosis of bipolar disorder, which has been previously known as manic depressive illness.
Although both, schizophrenia and manic depressive illness (bipolar disorder) are psychiatric disorders but they differ principally in that the major symptoms of schizophrenia are bizarre thinking and disturb pattern of cognition, illogical sense and illusory perceptions.
Back in the day, manic depressive illness was a diagnosis reserved for those who suffered from discrete episodes of depressed or elevated mood states.
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Bipolar disorder, once called manic depressive illness, causes mood swings that soar to unusual elation, and then plummet to depression.
Bipolar disorder (also known as manic depressive illness) is distinguished by severe mood shifts between "high" periods (mania or hypomania) and "low" periods (depression).
It is more prevalent than either schizophrenia or manic depressive illness. The disorder is characterized by severe depression accompanied by delusions, hallucinations or both.
The total market for Able's newly approved drug (used in the treatment of episodes of manic depressive illness) is estimated to be approximately $27 million according to recent market data.