1. Give three examples of mood disorder and how they are different from each other.
1. Bipolar I disorder – is characterized by one or more manic or mixed episodes and it
carry along the symptoms of major depressive episodes
2. Major Depressive Disorder – is the largest of the group of mood disorders. It is
classified by one or more episodes of major depressive episodes with at least 2 weeks
of interest which is usually comes along indications of depression
3. Substance-Induced Mood Disorder is usually brought on by substance abuse which
can involve alcohol or drugs and it causes mood disorder symptoms.
2. What is the difference between bipolar I & bipolar II? The main difference is how extreme the episode. With bipolar I, the individual experiences manic episodes, which the mood is noticeably different with increased movement. On the other hand, with bipolar II, the individual experiences hypomanic episodes which are elevated and irritable and noticeably different from their regular mood.
3. What is the difference between an anxiety disorder and a panic attack? Panic attack is used to describe the sudden onset of symptoms such as: fearfulness, shortness of breath and palpitations and other features associated with panic disorder. Anxiety Disorder is the heading that describes various illnesses of anxiety disorders that fall under its umbrella.
4. List and define the three clusters of personality disorders?
Cluster A - Odd or Eccentric Disorders: Paranoid, Schizoid, and Schizotypal Personality Disorder
Cluster B - Dramatic, Emotional, or Erratic Disorders: antisocial, Borderline, Histrionic, and Narcissistic Personality Disorder
Cluster C – Anxious or Fearful Disorders: Avoidant, Dependent, and Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder
5. Define mania and depression.
Mania is a state of...