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 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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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 »
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Is manic depression the same as bipolar?

According to epigee.com, bipolar disorder was once named manic depression but the term "bipolar" now reflects the disease better by addressing the "poles" of emotion in the disorder. Bipolar disord... Read More »
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What is bipolar manic depression?

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, bipolar manic depression is a disorder that causes dramatic mood swings. The disorder entails manic episodes and depression and is a serious me... 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 »
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