Discussion focus on major bipolar disorder and suicide

Discussion focus on major bipolar disorder and suicide

After reading the text and course content, please explore the following NAMI and NIMH website links which focus on Major Depression, Bipolar Disorder, and Suicide. Please be sure to watch/explore the short video links as well. Depression: https://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions/Depressionsion http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/depression/index.shtml http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?Db=PubMed&Cmd=search&Term=Depression[majr] http://www.nimh.nih.gov/news/media/index-depression.shtml (video links) Bipolar Disorder: http://www.nami.org/Content/NavigationMenu/Mental_Illnesses/Bipolar1/Home_-_What_is_Bipolar_Disorder_.htm http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/bipolar-disorder/index.shtml http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/bipolar-disorder-listing.shtml http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=bipolar+disorder Suicide Prevention: https://www.nami.org/Find-Support/Family-Members-and-Caregivers/Preventing-Suicide http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/suicide-prevention/index.shtml http://www.nimh.nih.gov/news/media/index-suicide-prevention.shtml (video links) After exploring the website content and watching the videos, please discuss the following questions. Feel free to integrate any of the mood disorder information you have read/watched (e.g., text, course content, webliography), but be sure to specifically address the material in the websites. Please be analytical, yet sensitive in your responses. Use thoughtful analysis that is based on fact. Be aware that your fellow classmates may have personal experiences with these disorders and situations. What did you find of interest related to the etiology of Depression and Bipolar (make sure to address both disorders separately, as the etiology is not necessarily the same). Why? What did you find of interest related to the treatment of Depression and Bipolar Disorder (make sure to address both disorders separately, as the treatment may differ)? Why? What did you learn about Suicide/Suicide Prevention? Do the NAMI and NIMH websites provide useful resources about this topic? Please discuss additional information that you found interesting (e.g., helpful, useful, confusing, disturbing, etc…).