Mania: Inappropriately euphoric mood usually with hyperactivity and other symptoms.
Introduction: Mania is more than just feeling good or even euphoric. With true mania, people can be described by words like "frantic", "hyperactive" or over-excited. Often a person's thoughts and speech is so "fast" that it tumbles over itself and becomes fragmented by following tangents of thoughts and ideas. Cycling between mania and depression is the hallmark of bipolar disorder (previously called manic-depression) but there are other possible causes of mania.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Mania:
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Types of Mania: euphoria (5)
Symptoms related to Mania: depression (47), moodiness (21), hyperactivity (10), laughter (2), euphoria (5), happiness (0)
Mania type of: Emotional symptoms (95)
Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions
Possible causes of symptom: Mania: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Mania as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.
- Other symptoms that might be imprecisely described as mania include:
- Bipolar disorder - also previously called "Manic-depression"
- Bipolar II disorder (type of Bipolar disorder)
- Hypomania (type of Mania)
- Cyclothymic disorder
- Substance-induced mood disorder
- Medical conditions that might be mistaken as mania include:
- Other causes of hypomania (less severe mania) may include:
- Certain medications
Medications or substances causing Mania: The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Mania as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Conditions listing symptoms: Mania: The following list of conditions have 'Mania' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Conditions listing complications: Mania: The following list of conditions have 'Mania' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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