DSM-V


This week, you learned about the following three commonly confused mental health disorders in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders,Fifth Edition: major depressive disorder, bipolar (I and II) disorder, and borderline personality disorder.

In two-pages, describe the differences between major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder. Then, differentiate bipolar disorder from borderline personality disorder. Why do you think these disorders are commonly confused?

Find three peer-reviewed articles on treating these conditions (one for each disorder). Describe reasons why correctly identifying these disorders is important for treatment.

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