[FoRK] NYTimes on Hypomania

Robert Harley robert.harley at gmail.com
Wed Mar 23 16:37:07 PST 2005


>In recent decades, scientists have found that bipolar disorder is 
>widely variable, and that its milder forms are marked by hypomanias, 
>currents of mental energy and concentration that are less reckless than 
>full-blown manic frenzies, and unspoiled, in many cases, by subsequent gloom.

And before that it was considered to be the exuberance of youth (in most cases)
... then you get old and wise and oh-so-fucking-mellow.

Mellowly yours,
  Rob.


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