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Medical Term:

mixed episode

 

Definition:

  1. a manifestation of a major mood disorder involving simultaneous symptoms of a manic episode and a major depressive episode.
  2. a DSM construct when specified criteria are met.

See: bipolar disorder, manic episode, major depressive disorder

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