MANIAC

A historically accepted term for those with mentally illnesses or those who were considered disturbed.

MANIAC: "The term maniac was used, up until recently as a derogatory term for those with a mental illness."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MANIAC," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/maniac/ (accessed June 18, 2019).
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