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MANIAS

MANIAS
According to dictionary Mania is a state of abnormally elevated arousal, affect, and energy level, or "a state of heightened overall activation with enhanced affective expression together with liability of affect. It is often taken as synonym for insanederangeddementedmaniacallunatic, crazed, wilddemonic, demoniacal, hystericalravingneuroticunhingedunbalancedcrazy.

Some of the main MANIAS


Word
Definition
ablutomania
mania for washing oneself
agromania
intense desire to be in open spaces
anthomania
obsession with flowers
aphrodisiomania
abnormal sexual interest
bibliomania
craze for books or reading
cacodemomania
pathological belief that one is inhabited by an evil spirit
dipsomania
abnormal craving for alcohol
drapetomania
intense desire to run away from home
dromomania
compulsive longing for travel
florimania
craze for flowers
graphomania
obsession with writing
gynaecomania
abnormal sexual obsession with women
hydromania
irrational craving for water
idolomania
obsession or devotion to idols
macromania
delusion that objects are larger than natural size
musomania
obsession with music
mythomania
lying or exaggerating to an abnormal extent
narcomania
uncontrollable craving for narcotics
necromania
sexual obsession with dead bodies; necrophilia
onomatomania
irresistible desire to repeat certain words
onychotillomania
compulsive picking at the fingernails
opsomania
abnormal love for one kind of food
phagomania
excessive desire for food or eating
phaneromania
habit of biting one’s nails
phonomania
pathological tendency to murder
photomania
pathological desire for light
phytomania
obsession with collecting plants
plutomania
mania for money
polemomania
mania for war
politicomania
mania for politics
pornomania
obsession with pornography
pseudomania
irrational predilection for lying
rhinotillexomania
compulsive nose picking
sebastomania
religious insanity
sophomania
delusion that one is incredibly intelligent
stampomania
obsession with stamp-collecting
theomania
belief that one is a god
timbromania
craze for stamp collecting
uranomania
obsession with the idea of divinity
verbomania
craze for words
xenomania
inordinate attachment to foreign things
zoomania
insane fondness for animals

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