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manic depression

Translation of manic depression in Spanish:

noun

  • uncountable
    Example sentences
    • This range is emphasized in people suffering from manic depression, a disorder which brings on strong depression as well as extreme happiness.
    • I didn't know it at the time, but he was under a psychiatrist's care for manic depression and several other mental illnesses.
    • He suffered from manic depression after shell shock in World War II and the festival has been timed to coincide with Mental Health Week.

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