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Mentally ill

bipolar

adjective

suffering from bipolar disorder

certifiable

adjective

someone who is certifiable is officially considered to be seriously mentally ill

confused

adjective

used for describing someone whose memory or mental powers are starting to fail

demented

adjective

affected by dementia

depressed

adjective

suffering from a medical condition in which you feel so unhappy that you cannot live a normal life

deranged

adjective

behaving in an uncontrolled or dangerous way because of mental illness

diminished responsibility

noun

a situation in which someone cannot be considered responsible for a crime because they are mentally ill

hysterical

adjective

suffering from the medical condition of hysteria

insane

adjective

suffering from very severe mental illness so that you cannot be considered legally responsible for your actions

mad

adjective

an offensive way for describing someone who is mentally ill

madly

adverb

in a way that shows that you have a mental illness

manic

adjective

affected by a mental illness that makes someone behave in an extremely excited and active way

melancholic

adjective

affected by melancholia or melancholy

mental

adjective

mentally ill

neurotic

adjective

suffering from neurosis

paranoiac

adjective

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paranoid

adjective

suffering from the mental illness paranoia

psychotic

adjective

someone who is psychotic behaves in a dangerous or violent way because they have a serious mental illness

schizophrenic

adjective

someone who is schizophrenic has schizophrenia

shell-shocked

adjective

shell-shocked soldiers are affected by shell shock

unbalanced

adjective

mentally ill

witless

adjective

an old word meaning ‘mentally ill’

autistic

adjective

delusional

adjective

exhibitionist

adjective

insanely

adverb

neurotically

adverb

psychopathic

adjective

schizophrenically

adverb

(as) mad as a hatter

extremely silly or strange, sometimes because of mental illness

of unsound mind

mentally ill at the time of committing a crime

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