English-Norwegian translation of mania

Translation of the word mania from english to norwegian, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

mania in Norwegian

psychologynoun mani [u]
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Tom suffers from persecution mania.
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Definitions of mania
1. mania - an irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action
  passion, cacoethes
  irrational motive a motivation that is inconsistent with reason or logic
  agromania an intense desire to be alone or out in the open
  dipsomania, potomania, alcoholism an intense persistent desire to drink alcoholic beverages to excess
  egomania an intense and irresistible love for yourself and concern for your own needs
  kleptomania an irresistible impulse to steal in the absence of any economic motive
  logomania, logorrhea pathologically excessive (and often incoherent) talking
  monomania, possession a mania restricted to one thing or idea
  necromania, necrophilia, necrophilism an irresistible sexual attraction to dead bodies
  phaneromania an irresistible desire to pick at superficial body parts (as in obsessive nail-biting)
  pyromania an uncontrollable desire to set fire to things
  trichotillomania an irresistible urge to pull out your own hair
2. mania - a mood disorder; an affective disorder in which the victim tends to respond excessively and sometimes violently
  affective disorder, emotional disorder, emotional disturbance, major affective disorder any mental disorder not caused by detectable organic abnormalities of the brain and in which a major disturbance of emotions is predominant
  frenzy, delirium, craze, hysteria, fury a usually brief state of excitement and mental confusion often accompanied by hallucinations
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Mania, the presence of which is a criterion for certain psychiatric diagnoses, is a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood, arousal, and/ or energy levels. In someways it is the opposite of depression. The word derives from the Greek ""?????"" (mania), ""madness, frenzy"" and that from the verb ""????????"" (mainomai), ""to be mad, to rage, to be furious"".

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