MANIA By N., Sam M.S. - 2 otherwise known as a manic episode refers to a period of extreme psychosis. MANIA: "Periods of extreme psychosis in patients is classed as a period of mania." Related Psychology Terms MANIC-DEPRESSIVE REACTION (CIRCULAR AND MIXED TYPES) MANIC-DEPRESSIVE REACTION (ETIOLOGY) MANGANESE POISONING ADOLESCENCE (Theories) ARISTOTLE (384-322 B.C.) MANIC-DEPRESSIVE REACTION (GENERAL) ELECTROSHOCK THERAPY (Elec- troconvulsive Therapy; EST, ECT) Dissociative Identity Disorder MANIC-DEPRESSIVE REACTION (THERAPY AND PROGNOSIS) SCHIZOPHRENIA (OTHER TYPES) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "MANIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/mania/ (accessed November 30, 2021).