How common is it for someone to have borderline personality disorder, bipolar disorder, and antisocial personality disorder?

Statistics. Estimates regarding the prevalence of borderline personality disorder (bpd) in the general population have suggested a 1 – 2% rate of lifetime occurrence (apa, 2000). The nmih cites that the prevalence of bipolar in adults in the us is 2.6% and antisocial personality disorder to be at 1%. If you have concerns about any or all of these, seek help. Doctors are trained to help and not judge. Best.
Complicated. There is high "comorbidity" (co-occurrence) of personality disorders (pds) so it is common for someone to get diagnosed with more than one pd. Bipolar is complicated... Many patients with borderline pd get misdiagnosed as "bipolar ii" by psychiatrists who do not really understand pds. On the other hand, if a person has bipolar disorder, they may be at increased risk of developing a pd as well.
Diagnosis. This is quite unlikely. Also, any of these diagnoses should be made by a seasoned psychiatrist, as these diagnoses are incredibly serious and can have some overlap.

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How common is it for someone to have borderline personality disorder, antisocial personality disorder, and bipolar disorder all together?

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 by borderline personality disorder. Read more...
Co-occurence common. The "comorbidity" (co-occurrence) of personality disorders is high, so if someone meets the diagnostic criteria for *any* personality disorder (pd), they are likely to meet the diagnostic criteria for as many as four to six pds. This reflects (in part) a limitation of dsm-iv/5 (the psychiatric diagnostic manual). Bipolar mood disorder is a different animal, but can co-exist with a pd. Read more...

Could I have borderline personality disorder and antisocial personality disorder?

Borderline-antisocia. Yes you can have both - typically there are very similar qualities in both disorders. The primary difference that with antisocial there is a disregard for others and social norms and often criminal behavior. Borderline fears abandonment, whereas antisocial does not typically have that characteristic. Read more...
Personality disorder. There is that possibility. Best thing to do is have a consultation visit with a psychiatrist for more education and treatment options, if you wish to follow through with this. Read more...

Can someone with borderline personality disorder also have antisocial personality disorder?

Yes. These two personality disorders actually have some similarities and fall under the same group called cluster b personality disorders. Read more...
Traits. You may not have a diagnosable personality disorder. You can, however, exhibit traits from one or more personality disorders even if full criteria is not met for a diagnosis. You may also have a concurrent mental illness and a personality disorder. Many possibilities, only your psychologist or psychiatrist can positively diagnose you. Read more...

Is it possibly someone with antisocial personality disorder also suffer from borderline personality disorder?

Not really. They are very different. Antisocial people don't really care for others, use people for their own means, do not have sincere emotions. In Borderline personality, people actually might care too much and don't know what to do with their feelings (so will react very extreme to a breakup or with friends). It might appear to overlap (both can have problems with anger), but they are different. Read more...

How come some people confuse borderline personality disorder with antisocial personality disorder?

Different things. They are different things, but it is possible to have both. Both personality disorders may be characterized by recklessness, impulsivity, and manipulativeness. The causes are different, but some behaviors may superficially look the same. Borderline personality can be treated. True psychopathic or sociopathic personality is unlikely to respond to treatment. Read more...

I fit antisocial personality disorder almost to a t. What should I do? I'm in trouble at work and see doc, for bipolar already. I need help?

See a counselor. If you are already seeing a psychiatrist for bipolar, that is a step in the right direction. You should also see a counselor to help you come up with strategies for getting along with people and in difficult situations. Good for you for looking for help. A lot of people in your shoes would just blame everyone else around them. Good luck. Read more...
Empathy training. If you have antisocial traits, and i'm presuming you see a doctor for medication for bipolar disorder, you need therapy focusing on empathy and social perspective taking. Ask your doctor about the personality disorder diagnosis and find an expert in the field for therapy. Read more...

What main symptoms would I be going through with severe psychosis, bipolar 1, and antisocial personality disorder?

As above. Multiple symptoms , but the psychiatrist who has diagnosed u can answer u question. Read more...
Rage and aggression. You answered your own question with the information in your previous question. Without treatment you will be considered violence prone, especially if you previously abused hallucinogens. Read more...
Complex. You'd be prone to severe mood swings into mania with intense aggression and possible hallucinations. You'd also have episodes of depression with delusions & hallucinations too. You might be psychotic even outside mood episodes. You wouldn't care about harming others -- or you would think they deserved your abuse. You might also abuse alcohol and/or other substances, making everything worse. Read more...

My med history antisocial personality disorder needs correcting -asked therapist for 10 yrs -for gad and bipolar- to write correction but she wrote axis II deferred -would u infer likely 'true'?

I am not really. Sure what you are asking. But i normally put axis ii as deferred if a diagnosis of personality disorder is not made. This is not considered a negative to defer on axis ii. Read more...
No. An axis ii deferred simply means the evaluator is not sure what or whether there is a personality disorder. Read more...
Deferred on axis 2. The safest assumption that the c clinician did not have enough information to make a diagnosis on axis 2 the current condition of the diagnostic and statistical manual has recommended abandoning the axis one through five system. Read more...

Please advise if it's common for bipolar disorder to be misdiagnosed as borderline personality disorder?

Sometimes. Yes, on the surface. Some of the characteristics are similar such as the mood instability, impulsivity, sleep disorder especially the hypomanic states. Unlike the bipolar disorder which have distinct periods of mania and depression lasting at least a week, borderline personality disorder shows a pervasive pattern of instability with extremes of idealization and devaluation. Read more...
Borderline. It can happen, unfortunately. Borderline personality disorder already IS a personality disorder, in fact, one of several. Intense fear of abandonment, being manipulative, 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. Read more...