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Old 03-17-2009, 12:00 AM   #7
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"Manic depression" sounds more accurate than "bipolar disorder" to me.

Bipolar only refers to the observation of the inflicted to be interchangably either manic or depressed "manic-depressive disorder".
"Manic depression" ... there's something I should have thought of sooner. This describes the two as being psychologically simultaneous--for reasons by which medication may successfully treat. Depression has many variants and levels, so I like this phrasing better.
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