In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The result is extreme mood fluctuations that cycle between mania and depression.
- When these types break down they tend to develop either hysteria or mania.
- Chang said this indicates that mania is not what is fueling the creativity.
- In two striking chapters he describes an episode of acute mania and how his manic depression affects his life.
- Since then, he has been a virtual recluse, dogged by rumours of mania and madness.
- At that time there was no effective treatment for mania and she gradually recovered over a lengthy period.
- And so what you're indicating there is that there are degrees of mania when it comes to manic depression.
- Lithium carbonate is the primary treatment for bipolar disease, especially mania.
- The periods of highs and lows are called episodes of mania and depression.
- The story also illustrates the most radical difference between mania and hypomania.
- She just was having so many prolonged periods of depression, and mania, she wasn't producing.
- Valproic acid is a second line treatment for mania.
- The mania gave me energy and ideas, some of which were good and some of which were off the wall.
2(obsession)manía femeninoobsesión femeninothey have a mania for secrecy — tienen la manía / obsesión de querer mantener todo en secreto
- Those with a mania for tulips never let empty pockets sour a sale.
- There will be gold rushes, booms, and manias aplenty in our future.
- If the current mania surrounding the technology is anything to go by, they'll be everywhere.
- Stories abound of the insanity that we remember as the 1990s stock mania.
- The histories of market manias and their ensuing panics all tell a similar story: manias give rise to frauds, manipulations and swindles and their unwinding contributes to the bursting of the bubble.
- Like fashion and distinct from both fads and crazes, manias tend to develop by spreading downward through the social strata.
- Ofili has a mania for red, green and black, the colours of African unity, and by applying the oils and acrylics in dots he creates a beaded feel.
- Close friends always thought that his mania for publicity was connected with his illness.
- Almost all manias, be they tulips, railways, Japanese real estate, have ended in busts.
- America's mania for expensive bottled waters may be protecting hearts as it empties wallets.
- When I moved into my retirement residence in 1997, I gave an illustrated talk on previous stock manias but was unable to convince anyone that another big boom and bust cycle was coming in our future.
- Whether it is a mania for the latest hot rock star singer, or a mania to buy a financial asset, manias have truly exerted their influence for centuries.
- Financial manias and panics have attracted economists concerned with the efficiency of asset markets.
- These are technology-driven bubbles, not fad-fueled manias like tulips, or fraud like the South Sea scam.
- The significance of speculative manias is that they cause the buildup of debt and bad investments which creates slow growth.
- Some teachers suggest the problem is linked to a mania for safety outdoors which conditions people to avoid risks.
- In truth, the thugs merely use football as their excuse to indulge their mania for mindless violence.
- But when you look at the window display in any bookshop, do you sense a passion for literature, or a mania for marketing?
- And there is some dispute about whether events like the Asian crisis really constitute market manias and panics.
- For some reason the urge for plastic surgery is becoming a mania world wide in both males and females.
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