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A 42-year-old member asked:

could you have a mood disorder and a personality disorder simoltaneously?

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Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Yes, often does: Mood disorder has to do with symptoms you experience while personality disorder has to do with a pattern of difficulty with relationships. A chronic mood disorder that begins early in life can lead to a personality disorder. Meds might help the mood but psychotherapy is needed to address the interpersonal problems.

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