Which mental illness-related books have you read?
According to "Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology: Neuroscientific Basis and Practical Applications", just discussing Bipolar Type I and Bipolar Type II does not adequately cover the mood spectrum! Typically discussed: Depression, Bipolar I and Bipolar II Depression Major Depressive Disorder is the most common and readily recognized mood disorder Dysthymia a less [...]
Schizoaffective disorder: What is it? It is a mental disorder characterized by a combination of schizophrenia symptoms (hallucinations/delusions) and mood disorder symptoms (depression or mania) Types of Schizoaffective disorder: Bipolar type- episodes of mania and sometimes major depression Depressive type- only major depressive episodes Symptoms: can vary from person to person impaired [...]