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Do you know is bipolar disorder a personality disorder?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
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In brief: Bipolar

In brief: Bipolar

Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder, not a personality disorder.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Abhishek Mehra
Psychiatry
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In brief: Bipolar disorder

Hi , bipolar disorder is diagnostically different from personality disorders.
Some research would suggest that some forms of bipolar disorder exists coexist with personality disorders in about 1/3 of the patients, sometimes higher. Personality disorders are more pervasive and consistent pattern of dysfunction since late adolescence whereas bipolar disorder can be an episodic illness

In brief: Bipolar disorder

Hi , bipolar disorder is diagnostically different from personality disorders.
Some research would suggest that some forms of bipolar disorder exists coexist with personality disorders in about 1/3 of the patients, sometimes higher. Personality disorders are more pervasive and consistent pattern of dysfunction since late adolescence whereas bipolar disorder can be an episodic illness
Dr. Abhishek Mehra
Dr. Abhishek Mehra
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