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Living with Borderline Personality and Bipolar Disorder: What To Do

The co-occurring diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and Bipolar Disorder is not unusual, since many of the symptoms for both disorders present in similar ways.

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Signs of Bipolar Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder

Bipolar Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) can often be confusing to differentiate for those who aren’t experts. Both BPD and Bipolar Disorder can cause marked mood changes and impulsive behavior, cause upheaval and strife in interpersonal relationships and both can be difficult to treat.

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3 Reasons Why Borderline Personality Disorder Is Often Misdiagnosed

Borderline Personality Disorder is a complicated psychiatric disorder, and is often misdiagnosed. Here are some of the most common reasons why it can be tricky to make a BPD diagnosis.

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5 Natural Ways to Treat Bipolar Disorder

People suffering from Bipolar Disorder are increasingly looking at more natural methods of treatment. Here are five natural remedies that can help you to manage the symptoms of Bipolar Disorder.

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Changes to Bipolar Disorder Criteria Proposed in DSM-5

Proposed revisions to the upcoming DSM-5 would change the criteria for mixed episodes of Bipolar Disorder to better reflect clinical practice.

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Are My Mood Swings Caused by Bipolar Disorder or BPD?

People with Borderline Personality Disorder and Bipolar Disorder both suffer from mood swings. This characteristic can make it hard for even doctors to differentiate between the two. However, after a thorough psychiatric investigation and perhaps a trial of medication, BPD can be distinguished from Bipolar Disorder.

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How to Cope with Bipolar Disorder Mood Swings

Mood swings are a big part of Bipolar Disorder, a psychiatric disorder that commonly co-occurs with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). The mood swings inherent in Bipolar Disorder can range from mild to severe, and can lead to all sorts of problems with friends, family, and employers.

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Why Borderline Personality Disorder and Bipolar Disorder are Commonly Misdiagnosed

It is usually clear whether a person has Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) or Bipolar Disorder, but due to the similarity in symptoms between the two disorders, misdiagnosis is common.

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What Is Borderline Personality Disorder?

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a mental illness that is characterized by extreme emotional and psychological distress. People who are diagnosed with BPD have difficulty controlling their moods and emotions, and often have ongoing problems with interpersonal relationships, self-image and behavior.

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