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Bipolar = episodes of (hypo)mania and depression that last weeks or months. Bipolar  ≠ changing your mind/mood/style/opinions frequently.
OCD = intrusive thoughts causing obsession and anxiety about bad things happening if compulsive behaviours aren’t carried out.OCD ≠ being organized, tidy or meticulous.
Depression = a mood disorder causing feelings of extreme sadness, hopelessness, self hate, exhaustion and sucidality, with episodes lasting weeks or months.Depression ≠ feeling sad for a short period of time, having a bad day.
Psychotic = experiencing hallucinations and delusions.Psychotic ≠ angry, violent, dangerous, a criminal, ‘insane’.

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