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Manic depression should really be called "Bipolar disorder"

In the EEO course in the mental disabilities section, the first example is "Manic depression". It is now called bipolar disorder by modern professionals and in my opinion is dominant among non-experts too.

http://bipolar.about.com/od/definingbipolardisorder/a/manic_depression_changes_names.htm

Perhaps putting manic in parentheses would be appropriate for people not familiar with the current term. 

Daniel McDonald

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