Definition of bipolar disorder noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


bipolar disorder

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(also bipolar affective disorder) [uncountable, countable] (old-fashioned manic depression [uncountable]) (psychology) Mental and emotional problems
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a mental illness causing somebody to change suddenly from being extremely depressed to being extremely happy Wordfinderanorexia, autism, bipolar disorder, condition, dementia, depression, mentally, paranoia, psychosis, schizophrenia See related entries: Mental and emotional problems
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