Q. Just to clarify, do you suffer from manic depression or bipolar disorder?

FISHER They say bipolar now. It’s the same as manic depression. I think manic depression is more descriptive. Bipolar sounds like a gay bear.       [Italics added.]

See article at: NYT 05Dec10: "No Business Like Their Family Business" [featuring a joint interview with Actress/ Author Carrie Fisher and her mother, Debbie Reynolds]