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bipolar disorder


bipolar disorder

noun

Definition of BIPOLAR DISORDER

:  any of several mood disorders characterized usually by alternating episodes of depression and mania or by episodes of depression alternating with mild nonpsychotic excitement—called also bipolar affective disorder, bipolar illness, manic depression, manic-depressive illness, manic-depressive psychosis; compare major depressive disorder
February 28, 2015
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