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Manic Depression

Manic depression is a mental health condition that causes the individual to experience intense mood swings. The person can fluctuate between periods of elation (mania) to periods of severe depression. Clinicians will tend to refer to this condition as bipolar disorder, but members of the public will still tend to refer to it as manic depression (this is the old name for this condition). This mental health problem can have a huge impact on a person’s life, but there are treatments that can help to manage the symptoms.

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