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What's the Difference Between Bipolar and Unipolar?

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Unipolar depression can also be referred to as _____.

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1. Bipolar depression can also be referred to as _____.

2. The DSM is _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo helps gauge your knowledge of unipolar and bipolar disorders. In order to pass the quiz, you will need to know how these two disorders differ.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can help you review:

  • Unipolar depression
  • Bipolar depression
  • Definition of DSM
  • Depressive episodes

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast main topics, such as unipolar depression and bipolar depression
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about characteristics of bipolar depression
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the meaning of DSM

Additional Learning

To learn more about unipolar and bipolar disorders, review the lesson titled What's the Difference Between Bipolar and Unipolar? This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Differentiate bipolar and unipolar depression
  • Examine characteristics of unipolar depression
  • Identify symptoms of bipolar depression
  • Determine what a manic episode is
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