Basic Summary for Mania


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Main name of condition: Mania
Other names or spellings: manic episode


What is Mania?
  Brief description of Mania: Inappropriate euphoric mood
  Types of Mania: Hypomania
How many people get Mania?
  Lifetime risk of Mania: 0.6-1% of adults will have a manic episode during their lifetime in Canada (Health Canada)
How serious is Mania?
  Complications of Mania: see complications of Mania
What causes Mania?
  Causes of Mania: see causes of Mania
  Risk factors for Mania: see risk factors for Mania
What are the symptoms of Mania?
  Symptoms of Mania: see symptoms of Mania
How is it treated?
  Treatments for Mania: see treatments for Mania
Society issues for Mania
  Hospitalization statistics for Mania: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Mania:
  • Manic episodes accounted for 13,192 patient days in hospitals in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW Hospital Morbidity Database 2001-02, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • Manic episodes resulted in 1,258 hospitalisations in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW Hospital Morbidity Database 2001-02, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 0.017% (2,202) of hospital consultant episodes were for manic episode in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 91% of hospital consultant episodes for manic episode required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 47% of hospital consultant episodes for manic episode were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 53% of hospital consultant episodes for manic episode were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 79% of hospital consultant episodes for manic episode required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 39.1 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for manic episode in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 26 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for manic episode in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 46 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for manic episode in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 78% of hospital consultant episodes for manic episode occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 8% of hospital consultant episodes for manic episode occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for manic episode were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.14% (72,219) of hospital bed days were for manic episode in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • Hospitalization statistics in Australia in psychiatric hospitals:
    • 137 hospital episodes in public psychiatric hospitals were for manic episode in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 2.9% of hospitalisations in public psychiatric hospitals for manic episode were single day episodes in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 98% of hospitalisations in public psychiatric hospitals for manic episode were by public patients in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • Hospitalisations for manic episode at public psychiatric hospitals occurred in 0.1 people per 10,000 population in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 15.4 days was the mean length of stay for manic episode in public psychiatric hospitals in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • Excluding same day episodes, 15.8 days was the mean length of stay in public psychiatric hospitals for manic episode in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)

Last revision: June 2, 2003

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