Mania It's often mirrored as a minor image of depression. Mania is a state of abnormally elevated arousal, affected, and energy level. As mania intensifies, irritability can be more pronounced and result in anxiety or violence. Mania symptoms are elevated mood, flights of ideas, the pressure of speech, increased energy, decreased need, desire for sleep, and hyperactivity. Copyright Notice Adapted from Wikipedia. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0 ; additional terms may apply.