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Mild Autism: A computer whiz who is brilliant at math but clueless with people. Mild autistics are biologically lacking what is now called emotional intelligence.
Hypomania: A politician who intoxicates others with his energy and vision, but whose hyper sex drive threatens his downfall. The hypomaniac moves from high to high despite serious risks.
Mild Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior: A social scanner who ruminates endlessly over the meaning of a passing remark. The obsessive-compulsive can overlook everything else in life to concentrate on meaningless details.
Intermittent Rage Disorder: A highly successful sports figure, cool under pressure one minute, throwing a tantrum the next. The rages of those suffering from this disorder can be triggered by almost anything and then race out of proportion to the cause.
Mild Depression: The friend who sees not only his glass as half empty but yours as well. Depressives suffer from a variety of symptoms including sadness, self-loathing, the inability to communicate, and withdrawal.
Mild Attention Deficit Disorder: The high energy organizer who seems to think faster than she can talk; she's got all the ideas but not enough patience to carry them out. Those with mild ADD leave a trail of unfinished projects, sentences, thoughts, and even relationships behind them.