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What happens when irresistible impulses and delusional thoughts take over people's minds? This documentary series investigates the manic behaviour caused by three psychological disorders.

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What happens when irresistible impulses and delusional thoughts take over people's minds? This documentary series investigates the manic behaviour caused by three psychological disorders.

Series 1 Summary

Sarah Myers takes an in-depth look at three of the most common manias: egomania, where self-obsession spirals out of all control; pyromania, where the starting of fires becomes a sensual act of almost sexual significance; and erotomania, the stalker's certainty that the object of their obsession loves them, even though they may have never met.

  • Egomania

    Episode 1 - Egomania

    Everyone has an ego. But what happens when an ego goes too far? Egomania journeys deep into the mind of an egomaniac.

  • Pyromania

    Episode 2 - Pyromania

    This documentary examines the many forms of pyromania: the state of mind when one doesn't set fires for revenge or money, but for the simple love of fire itself.

  • Erotomania

    Episode 3 - Erotomania

    Film examining the mind of 'love obsessives', delving deep into the dark side of love, and providing an insight in to the obsessions of erotomaniacs.

Mania synopsis

What happens when irresistible impulses and delusional thoughts take over people's minds? This documentary series investigates the manic behaviour caused by three psychological disorders.

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