Mania is a state of mind characterized by severe mood swings pretty rapidly, where one is extremely happy at one moment and immensely angry, hostile and irritable in the other. It is perceived as an important symptom for diagnosis of certain psychological conditions. It may set in due to malignancy, drug intoxication (methamphetamine and cocaine etc), side effects of certain drugs like SSRIs and steroids.

There are two forms of mania,