mania-, -mania, -maniac, -maniacal, -manic, -manically, -maniacally

(Greek: a specific mental disorder or obsessive preoccupation with something; madness, frenzy; obsession, or abnormal desire for or with something or someone; also, an excessive enthusiasm or fondness for something that is not safe or advantageous)

A compulsion to wander or roam.
eisoptromania (s) (noun), eisoptromanias (pl)
1. An abnormal, persistent compulsion or desire by people to see themselves in mirrors: The looking glass in the patient's room was covered in an effort to help him manage his eisoptromania so he could no longer fixate on looking at himself all the time.
2. A love of mirrors or of seeing oneself in a reflecting glass: The vain woman had the halls in her home lined with pier glasses, or tall mirrors placed between windows; so she could indulge her eisoptromania and see herself as she walked from room to room.
eisoptromaniac (s) (noun), eisoptromaniacs (pl)
Someone who takes every possible opportunity to look at himself or herself in a mirror: The movie star acted like an eisoptromaniac, stopping to look at himself at every opportunity as he walked past windows or cheval glasses.
A maniac who wants to keep looking at himself in the mirror.
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The Emperor was often admiring his physique which was an example of his eisoptromaniac mentality.

eleutheromania; eleuthromania
A mad zeal or irresistible craving for freedom.
Hypersexuality in females.
A morbid desire to vomit, usually an hysterical symptom.
empleomania (s) (noun), empleomanias (pl)
A compulsive desire to have a job or employment in a public office: Robert’s family thought that he had a case of empleomania because he was never satisfied with his life unless he had an important position in the city government.
A obsession for holding a public office.
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A person with the compulsion to hold public office.
Another term for pyromania [abnormal interest in fire].
enoptromania (s) (noun), enoptromanias (pl)
1. An overwhelming desire to use a smooth polished surface to reflect ones image: The actress did not apologize for her enoptromania of having a hand mirror in her purse which she used very often.
2. An abnormal use of looking glasses: The neighborhood gossip was known to practice enoptromania by moving her mirror up and down the street so she could see who was coming from any direction.
enoptromaniac (s) (noun), enoptromaniacs (pl)
Those who have a compulsion to constantly examine themselves in looking glasses or reflecting surfaces: It was an unkind joke to suggest that Mike's friend, an enoptromaniac, should get a job in a cheval glass shop where long mirrors, mounted in frames, are manufactured.
Obsessional belief of the patient that he/she has committed an unpardonable sin.
entheomania (s) (noun), entheomanias (pl)
An obsessive zeal for religion or demonomania; religious insanity.
entomomania (s) (noun), entomomanias (pl)
An abnormal or compulsive fascination with insects.

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Cross references of word families that are related directly, or indirectly, to: "anger, angry; rage, wrath, fury; rave": fur-, furi-; ira-; lysso-; rab-, rav-.