from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A psychiatric disorder marked by alternating episodes of mania and depression. Also called bipolar illness, manic-depressive illness.
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- n. A psychiatric diagnostic category, previously called manic depression, characterised by mood swings between great energy (manic) and clinical depression.
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- n. a mental disorder characterized by episodes of mania and depression
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