Dr. Sanjukta Ghosh, Dr. Yatri Patel, Dr. Nimesh C. Parikh


Manic Syndromes are generally a part of affective disorder in psychiatry, but can also be a part of
neurological, metabolic or toxic origin. The clinician needs to distinguish idiopathic bipolar mania from the
rest of organic disorders. The cardinal symptom of mania is an abnormally and persistently elevated, expansive or irritable mood
with persistently raised goal directed activity. In patients with the rst episode of mania, a thorough information about current
(1) symptoms, past, medical and addiction with decision of the appropriate laboratory and radiological investigations be made.


subdural hematoma, secondary mania, organic mania, oldage

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