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hypomania


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(hy-poh-may-niă)

a mild degree of mania. Elated mood leads to faulty judgment; behaviour lacks the usual social restraints and the sexual drive is increased; speech is rapid and animated; the individual is energetic but not persistent and tends to be irritable.

—hypomanic (hy-poh-man-ik) adj., n.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.


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