PSYCHOLEPSY By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 The acute onset of a major depressive event. Often associated with a bipolar disorder. PSYCHOLEPSY: "Peter was vulnerable to occasional episodes of psycholepsy." Related Psychology Terms LAMOTRIGINE POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION MOOD DISORDER BIPOLAR DISORDERS UNIPOLAR DEPRESSION SELF-PUNISHMENT MIXED EPISODE UNIPOLAR MANIA REACTIVE DEPRESSION KRAEPELIN'S DISEASE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PSYCHOLEPSY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/psycholepsy/ (accessed February 19, 2020).