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Mandatory sentence refers to a sentence that is specified by law and that a judge has no power to alter.

mania refers to period of abnormally excessive elation or euphoria associated with some mood disorders.

Mania/Bipolar Disorder refers to a mental Condition that is marked by Mood swings between periods of intense highs and lows

Manic relating to mania , a mood disturbance that typically includes hyperactivity , agitation, excessive elation, and pressured speech

- Manic depression (bipolar affective disorder) : - Manic depression (bipolar affective disorder) : Manic depression, also known as bipolar affective disorder, is characterised by swings in a person's Mood from high to low. People experience periods of Depression that can bring on disturba

manic episode refers to period of abnormally elevated or irritable mood that may include inflated self -esteem, decreased need for sleep, pressured speech , flight of ideas, agitation, or self-destructive behavior.

A Manic-Depression consists of alternating moods of abnormal highs (mania) and lows (depression). Called bipolar disease because of the swings between these opposing poles in mood. 

Manifest content is what actually happens during a dream; what a dream appears to be about.


In Freud's theory, Manifest content refers to the surface or remembered meaning of a dream.

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