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Monomania

Mon`o`ma´ni`a
n.1.Derangement of the mind in regard of a single subject only; also, such a concentration of interest upon one particular subject or train of ideas to show mental derangement.
Noun1.monomania - a mania restricted to one thing or idea
Synonyms: possession

MONOMANIA. med. jur. Insanity only upon a particular subject; and with a single delusion of the mind.
     2. The most simple form of this disorder is that in which the patient has imbibed some single notion, contrary to common sense and to his own experience, and which seems, and no doubt really is, dependent on errors of sensation. It is supposed the mind in other respects retains its intellectual powers. In order to avoid any civil act done, or criminal responsibility incurred, it must manifestly appear that the act in question was the effect of monomania. Cyclop. Pract. Medicine, title Soundness and Unsoundness of Mind; Dr. Ray on Insanity, Sec. 203; 13 Ves. 89; 3 Bro. C. C. 444; 1 Addams' R. 283; Hagg. R. 18; 2 Addams' R. 102; 2 Addams' R. 79, 94, 209; 5 Car. & P. 168; Dr. Burrows on Insanity, 484, 485. Vide Delusion; Mania; and Trebuchet, Jur. de la Med. 55 to 58.

absorbed attention, absorption, application, complex, compulsion, concentration, contemplation, deep study, deep thought, engagement, engrossment, fascination, fixation, fixed idea, hang-up, hypercathexis, idee fixe, immersion, intentness, involvement, irresistible impulse, meditation, morbid drive, obsession, obsessive compulsion, possession, preoccupation, prepossession, profound thought, rapt attention, ruling passion, studiousness, study, submersion, tic
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