manic disorder

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Related to manic disorder: schizophrenia, mania, Manic depressive disorder
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Noun1.manic disorder - a mood disorder; an affective disorder in which the victim tends to respond excessively and sometimes violently
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
delirium, frenzy, hysteria, craze, fury - state of violent mental agitation
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Based on the assumption of a diagnosis of manic disorder, he had been treated with a variety of medications including six months of lithium (600 to 1200 mg/d, serum level 0.9 mEq/ml) combined with olanzapine (20 mg/d) which was subsequently augmented with sodium valproate (1000 mg/d) and--when found to be ineffective--then changed to haloperidol (30 mg/d).
The patient was diagnosed to have organic manic disorder as per ICD 10- F06.30.
Since its launch in 1975, Depakene has been widely prescribed to treat epilepsy, and in 2002, an indication was added for the treatment of the manic states of manic disorder and bipolar disorder.