Describe the difference in presentation in patients with bipolar disorder versus generalized anxiety disorder.

Discussion Question 1

Describe the difference in presentation in patients with bipolar disorder versus generalized anxiety disorder. Use the DSM-5 criteria for your response.

Your responses should be a minimum of 2–3 paragraphs

Grading Criteria: Maximum Points

Discussion Question Responses: Displays an understanding of the course materials and the underlying concept discussed. Includes course materials and additional scholarly resources to support important points. 15

Participation Responses: Displays an understanding of topic under discussion by affirming statements, asking a related question, or making an oppositional statement. Position must be supported with related evidence. Responds to a minimum of two peers per question. 10

Professional Practice Connection: Demonstrates reflective thought pertaining to personal perspectives and professional development. Reflective statements include a theoretical rationale. 10

Quality of Academic Writing: Written responses are free of grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors. Citations and references are included and written in the correct APA Style. 10

Total 45