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what is the difference between borderline personality disorder (bpd) bipolar-1?

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Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
Cosmetic Dentistry 50 years experience
Professional: That is not for you to determine. Get professional treatment. The therapist can guide you in what involvment if any, that you can participate in. Never do it yourself.
Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Borderline: Intense fear of abandonment, being manipulative, impulsivity, a tendency to think of people and things in all good or all bad terms, self mutilating behaviors, drug and alcohol abuse, sexual impulsivity, a profoundly disturb sense of self, and extreme emotional volatility. Bipolar disorder is characterized by extreme mood swings from deep depression to the stratosphere of mania.

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