Please do not use direct quotes from sources, paraphrasing is okay though. Each answer should not be less than 275 words. Please use scholarly recourses.
1) what is the defining difference between making a diagnosis of Major Depressive Disorder versus Bipolar Disorder? What variables are associated with a better treatment outcome? A poorer treatment outcome?
2) discuss the gender difference found in personality disorders. Give specific examples of disorders where gender differences occur. Do the disparities indicate differences between men and women in certain bias experiences that are genetic, sociocultural, or both, or do they represent biases on the part of the clinicians who make the diagnosis?