Please answer the following questions: (Please provide references to support all responses)
- Consider the assessment and diagnosis of major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder in adults (two of the most common psychiatric disorders seen in acute and outpatient settings)
- Discuss how treatment for the two disorders is different and why it is different. What are some examples of specific pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions?
- When performing a psychiatric evaluation why is it critical to have access to an immediate family or close friend to confirm information?
(250 words)- Please provide 2 references peer review article within 5 years of publications.