manic depression


manic depression

noun

: a mental illness in which a person experiences periods of strong excitement and happiness followed by periods of sadness and depression

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First Known Use of MANIC DEPRESSION

1911

manic depression

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MANIC DEPRESSION

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