Mania is characterized by euphoria, delusions of grandeur and mental overactivity
An emotional state of intense but unfounded elation evidenced in talkativeness, flight of ideas, distractibility, grandiose plans, and spurts of purposeless activity.
A symptom of Bipolar Disorder in which the patient feels an emotional high, becomes very impulsive and has physical overactivity.
A state characterized by an unusually high mood, irritability, overactivity, excessive talkativeness, racing thoughts, inflated ideas of self and financial extravagance.
a mental disorder characterized by extreme excitement, happiness, overactivity, and agitation; usually refers to the high of the highs and lows experienced in manic-depressive disorder
an excited mood characterized by mental and physical hyperactivity, disorganization of thoughts and behavior.
A period that lasts at least 2 days where a consumer experiences racing thoughts, euphoria (feeling better than “great”), poor safety, poor judgment and wild spending. Can also include auditory hallucinations, visual hallucinations, and/or delusions.
A mental disorder. Characterized by extreme excitement and energy.
Abnormally high mood and extreme bursts of unusual activity or energy often leading to decreased need for sleep. Teens with mania may believe they have special abilities and feel like their thoughts are racing.
A mood disorder characterized by overactivity, irritability, or euphoria.
A high mood that is of distinct severity and where the individual is often psychotic (that is, with delusions and/or hallucinations).
Usually occurs as a phase of bipolar disorder. Attacks first appear before age 30. Key symptoms: abnormally over-active and energetic, impulsive, elated, grandiose, outbursts of inappropriate irritation, anger, laughter, rapid pressured speech, being 'everybody's friend." May spend money recklessly. Judgment of what is harmful to the subject is impaired. Severe mania lasts from a few days to several months and if untreated, may lead to social disruption and violence.
A mood disorder characterized by periods of abnormally and persistently elevated mood, overactivity, over-production of ideas and exalted thoughts.
a mood disorder; an affective disorder in which the victim tends to respond excessively and sometimes violently
an abnormal mood shift or excitement which afflicts people in the grip of an idea
an extreme in mood, the opposite of depression, characterized by highly energetic, driven behavior and thinking, with possible symptoms including grandiose expectations, little need for sleep, and involvement in high-risk activities.
excitement of psychotic proportions manifested by mental and physical hyperactivity, disorganization of behavior and elevation of mood.
A biological brain disorder with elevation of mood, motor activities, speed of thought, sexuality, grandiosity and irritability. Mania is a chemical brain disorder that accompanies some types of depression. Mania occurs when your brain's thermostat is set too high.
An excited mood that may result in mental and physical hyperactivity, disorganized thoughts, and erratic behavior; symptoms may include an extreme feeling of well being, irritability, racing thoughts, less need for sleep, rapid speech, impulsiveness, recklessness, and in severe cases, psychosis and hallucinations.
The 'high' phase of bipolar depression.
Mania is characterised by a person feeling overexcited, elated, physically overactive and rapidly changing their ideas (scattered or tangential thoughts). It is a symptom of bipolar disorder (manic depression).
Psychotic state characterized by over-activity, overconfidence, excitement, delusions, etc.
A cycle in bipolar disorder in which a person feels very high emotionally.
emotional state characterized by euphoria, inflated self-esteem, hyperactivity, agitation, racing and confused thoughts and speech. Often occurs in bipolar disorder.
An abnormally elevated mood state characterized by such symptoms as inappropriate elation, increased irritability, severe insomnia, grandiose notions, increased speed and/or volume of speech, disconnected and racing thoughts, increased sexual desire, markedly increased energy and activity level, poor judgment, and inappropriate social behavior. A mild form in mania that does not require hospitalization is termed hypomania. Mania that also features symptoms of depression ("agitated depression ") is called mixed mania. See the entire definition of Mania
is a collection of symptoms seen in bipolar disorder and other affective disorders. It includes exaggerated gaiety; grandiose thoughts and a sense of invincibility; irritability; hyperactivity; hypersexuality; poor concentration and rapid thinking and speaking.
A mood disorder characterized by excessive elation or irritability, hyperactivity, hypersexuality, poor concentration and accelerated thinking and speaking, and resulting in impairment. Mania is seen in major disorders involving disturbance of mood and in organic mental disorders. Often, the term is used inaccurately to indicate a passionate attachment to something (i.e., "She has a mania for chocolate.") and a slight state of excitement.
A state of mind characterised by excessive cheerfulness and increased activity. The mood is euphoric and changes rapidly to irritability. Thought and speech are rapid to the point of incoherence and behaviour may be overactive, extravagant, overbearing. There may be grandiose delusions.
A mental disorder characterized by excessive excitement. A form of psychosis with exalted feelings, delusions of grandeur, elevated mood, psychomotor over-activity and overproduction of ideas.
means a mental disorder that involves extreme optimism and excessive energy, often accompanied by uncontrollable irritability and anger.
A mood disorder characterized by racing thoughts, pressured speech, irritability or euphoria, and marked impairments in judgment. See Bi-polar disorder.
A mood disorder characterized by pathological over-excitement.
may include the following: increased spending, reckless sexual behavior, substance abuse, sleep deprivation, and feelings of euphoria (An exaggerated feeling of physical and emotional well-being).
One of the mood states that occurs in bipolar disorder. Possible symptoms include euphoria, irritability, increased energy, decreased need for sleep, racing thoughts, rapid speech, distractibility, impulsiveness, recklessness, inflated sense of self-importance, heightened sexuality, and in severe cases, psychosis and/or hallucinations.
Characteristic of Bipolar Disorder, defined by insomnia, hypersexuality, rapid alternation between happiness and touchiness, and scattered thought patterns.
A mood disorder characterized by an intense feeling of elation or irritability and rapidly changing moods, often accompanied by increased activity, rapid speech or distractibility.
a mood disorder marked by euphoria, hyperactivity, grandiose ideas, annoying talkativeness, unrealistic optimism, and inflated self-esteem. (497)
An emotional disorder characterized by euphoria or irritability, increased psychomotor activity, rapid speech, flight of ideas, decreased need for sleep, distractibility, grandiosity, and poor judgment; usually occurs in bipolar disorder.
Emotional disorder (mental illness) characterized by an expansive and elated state (euphoria), rapid speech, flight of ideas, decreased need for sleep, distractability, grandiosity, poor judgement and increased motor activity
An emotional disorder characterized by euphoria or irritability, rapid speech, fleeting thoughts, insomnia, poor attention span, grandiosity, and poor judgment; usually a symptom of bipolar disorder. Positive symptoms of psychosis may also be present.
Hyperactivity combined with mental disorganization and behavior.
(mane-e-ah): A mood episode characterized by severely elevated mood or great irritability, rapid speech, fleeting thoughts, insomnia, poor attention span, grandiosity, and poor judgment; usually occurs in bipolar disorder.
A very fun or very scarey state of mental and physical acceleration.
a mood disorder which may be characterized by extreme elation, impulsivity, irritability, rapid speech, nervousness, distractibility, and/or poor judgment.