LUNACY

was a term historically used to describe a period or collection of symptoms associated with mental illness.

LUNACY: "Lunacy was a term used to describe the mentally ill, but is no longer in use due to the derogatory feeling."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LUNACY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/lunacy/ (accessed October 15, 2019).
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