When was manic depression first diagnosed?

Answer Manic depression, or bipolar disorder, was first recognized in ancient Turkey. A significant diagnosis of this illness was recorded in 1650 by a scientist named Richard Burton, who wrote "The Anato... Read More »

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Who discovered manic depression?

The symptoms of manic depression were first noticed by Aretaeus of Cappadocia, though they were not published until 1650 in Richard Burton's book, "The Anatomy of Melancholia." Jules Falret coined ... Read More »

What are signs of manic depression?

Manic depression---also known as bipolar disorder---is a mood disorder that causes you to swing between episodes of depression and mania. According to the Mayo Clinic, certain behaviors and charact... Read More »

What Are the Treatments for Manic Depression?

Manic depression, also called bipolar disorder, is a type of mood disorder. This disorder is characterized by extreme changes in mood from extreme highs (mania) to crippling depression. There is no... Read More »

How can you treat manic depression in a facility ?

Manic depression, otherwise known as bipolar disorder, is a complicated mental health condition. Sufferers cycle back and forth between mania and depression. During a manic phase, sufferers experie... Read More »