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’.