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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
No such thing: There is no such thing as "split personality disorder, " so I am not sure what you mean. Can you please rephrase your question, and we will try to an ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Pariser
17 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Confusing diagnosis: There is no "border line split personality." there is borderline personality disorder, most often diagnosed in women, schizophrenia, and dissociative ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Dissociative Disorde: Once called multiple personality disorder, it's rare and controversial (forensic issues). Criteria require being recurrently controlled by 2+ discrete ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Carrin
30 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Find a professional: Both mental disorders you mention are significant clinical disorders that should only be diagnosed by a trained mental health professional who has exp ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
29 years experience in Clinical Psychology
I am an island: It's a long-term and unusual pattern of experience and behavior. People with this disorder tend to be detached from social relationships. When they're ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Holmes
33 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Different Focus: Bipolar disoder and bpd share some common characteristics, primarily problems with unpredictable mood swings. However, bpd is primarily a problem in t ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Shedler
13 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Specific or general?: Paranoid personality is pervasive suspiciousness, hostility, and distrust as a habitual response. The suspicions are unfounded but they are plausible. ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chavez
36 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Avoiding personality: Avoidant personality is diagnosed when an individual avoids work or school activities that involve significant interpersonal contact because of fears ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Depressive disorder: Can be major depression or depressive disorder not otherwise specified. Symptoms are neurovegetative such as sleep/appetite/energy changes, feelings o ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Yang
8 years experience in General Practice
Personality disorder: This disorder in adults is characterized by impulsiveness, irresponsible and brash behavior, lack of remorse, irritability, aggressiveness, and disreg ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Liebler
28 years experience in Critical Care
There are many.: There are many types of personality disorders. The important thing to remember is that traits are only considered to be a disorder if they are inflex ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Coogan
47 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Tomboy girls and sensitive boys may have gender confusion. Bipolar and borderline personality disorders are separate and distinct disorders. "gender c ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
No such thing: There is no such thing as "depressive personality disorder." depression is a mood disorder which involves sad mood, loss of interest in usual activit ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Longstanding traits: Personality disorders are characterized by longstanding behaviors that lead to impairments because of a person's interactional style and temperament. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Generally not: As emotional stress usually raises BP unless vagal tone is increased.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Tapia
12 years experience in Psychiatry
Anxiety versus moods: It is avoidant personality disorder that is characterized by excessive interpersonal anxiety. It is similar to a type of social phobia that is insinu ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
BPD/BPD: Very common, especially in females with histories of traumas.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Personality disorder: A personality disorder is an enduring, pervasive, and inflexible pattern of inner experience and outer behavior that differs markedly from one's cultu ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
29 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Much Self-Importance: It's a condition in which there is an inflated sense of self-importance and an extreme preoccupation with oneself. As with all personality disorders, ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Gieck
13 years experience in Clinical Psychology
DID: The technical term refers to dissociative identity disorder (DID). Individuals with this disorder use dissociation as a defense mechanism against stre ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Rare disorders, huh?: A quick partial reply: there are more than one form of sz, but experts could differ between spdw/(p) & sz in how they'd view a w/drawn & odd case. Al ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Madhavan Thuppal
42 years experience in Psychiatry
Not very common: There can be instances of borderline personality disorder with bipolar disorder but the delineation of the episodes of bbipolar disorder can be masked ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Borderline PD: Borderline pd is very, very insecure about self -- and is frantically trying to hold on to the other person. Very fearful of abandonment & being alon ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Bipolar/Borderline: Bipolar is mood disorder. Borderline is a personality do. The two can coexist in the same individual.

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