Question 1: 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.
Question 2: In a two-page paper, 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?
Question 3: Find three peer-reviewed articles on treating these conditions (one for each disorder). Describe reasons why correctly identifying these disorders is important for treatment.