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(mā′nē-ă )

[Gr. mania, madness]

1. A mental disorder characterized by excessive excitement, elation, delusions of grandeur, distractibility, impulsivity, irritability, restlessness, agitation, flight of ideas, frenzied movement, decreased sleep, and poor judgment.
SEE: bipolar disorder; SEE: bipolar I mood disorder; SEE: bipolar II mood disorder

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