manic-depressive disorder


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Related to manic-depressive disorder: bipolar disorder, bipolar, dissociative identity disorder, rapid cycling

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It used to be called manic-depressive disorder, giving one an image of an unstable person alternating between manic episodes-laughing maniacally, walking about making rash, poorly thought out decisions and with racing thoughts, like a bad Robert Downey Jr.
Cam (Ruffalo), a blue-blooded New Englander, was diagnosed with manic-depressive disorder in 1967.
According to the study, factors significantly associated with increased risk of suicide included male sex, depression, manic-depressive disorder, heavy or binge drinking, and alcohol-related problems.
In turn, recent studies indicate that some commonly used flavor components are structurally similar to valproic acid, which is used to smooth out the mood swings of people with manic-depressive disorder and related conditions.
Sylvia Pantheleon, the actress' mother, said Mabel Pantaleon is on medication and has a history of manic-depressive disorder, (http://news.
Controversial topics such as the possibility of Ruess having a manic-depressive disorder, questions of sexual preference, his inability to maintain normal relationships, and academia's debacle in the DNA testing of skeletal remains give the writing an "edgy" quality.
Some believe this may be part of a clinical picture consistent with a childhood form of manic-depressive disorder, now commonly called bipolar disorder; others propose a new diagnosis called Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder; and others, like me, believe we simply do not know enough about these children, especially the very young ones, to make the call at this point.

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