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  1. bipolar disorder, manic depression, manic depressive illness, manic-depressive psychosisnoun

    a mental disorder characterized by episodes of mania and depression


  1. manic depressionnoun

    A psychiatric diagnostic category, now called bipolar disorder, characterised by mood swings between great energy (manic) and clinical depression.


  1. manic depression

    Manic depression, also known as bipolar disorder, is a mental health condition characterized by extreme mood swings including emotional highs (mania or hypomania) and lows (depression), as well as changes in sleep, energy, thinking, and behavior. These episodes can occur rarely or multiple times a year and may significantly interfere with an individual's daily life, impacting their ability to function. The underlying cause is unknown but a combination of genetics, environment, and altered brain structure and chemistry may play a role. Treatment often includes a combination of medications and psychotherapy.


  1. Manic Depression

    "Manic Depression" is a song written and recorded by Jimi Hendrix and first released in 1967 on the Are You Experienced album.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of manic depression in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of manic depression in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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