Is it possible to recognize bipolar versus borderline personality disorder?

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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Borderline personality disorder and bipolar; are they the same thing?

They may look alike. Bpd is a b cluster personality disorder (dramatic, emotional or erratic) & includes marked impulsivity & instability of - mood, interpersonal relationships, & self image. It can be very dangerous as fluctuations of feelings are extreme & intense. Bipolar is a mood disorder & doesn't require the instability - but it's likely to be there. Both are painful & hard to treat successfully - but worth it. Read more...
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. Read more...

How are bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder different?

Bipolar vs Borderlin. Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder consisting of both depressive episodes and manic or hypomanic ones. People with bipolar disorder often have normal personalities between episodes of illness. Borderline pd is a pervasive and continuous (not episodic) personality pattern with volatile relationships, extreme anger, fear of abandonment, self-injury, identity diffusion, impulsiveness, etc. Read more...
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. Read more...

Whats the diffrence between bipolar and borderline personality disorder?

Very different . Two separate and independent conditions. Bipolar is a mood disorder and fluctuates with time and treatment. Borderline pd is a more permanent and constant condition. Read more...
Bipolar. Bipolar is manic depression. Borderline is personality disorder. Both can have mood shifts, depression phases, rage episodes & self-harm, but borderlline features are more pervasive, persistent, rapid cycling and resistant. Read more...
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. Read more...

Is bipolar disorder a more extreme form of borderline personality disorder?

No - Different. Bipolar disoder and bpd share some common characteristics, primarily problems with unpredictable mood swings. However, bpd is primarily a problem in terms of how a person views relationships and his/her own place in the world. Bipolar disorder is primarily a problem with the mood. This can cause relationship problems, but the focus in on the mood related problems. Read more...
Bipolar/Borderline. Bipolar do is a mood disorder classified as primary diagnosis on axis 1 of our mental disorders manual. Borderline personality is a personality disorder & a separate issue, being placed on axis 2 diagnoses in our manual. The two, however, can coexist in the same individual. Read more...
BPD. Bipolar is a mood disorder, while bpd is a personality disorder, although the 2 can be diagnosed in the same person, bipolar as a primary diagnosis on axis 1 , & bpd on axis 2 . Read more...
Bipolar. No. Bipolar disorder boils down to severe mood swings. BPD is all about volcanic emotions, a disturbed sense of self, self-mutilation, impulsivity, thinking of people/things as all good or all bad, and manipulativeness. There are some cursory similarities between the two disorders, but that's all. Read more...

Might somebody have both bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder?

Bipolar/Borderline. Bipolar is mood disorder. Borderline is a personality do. The two can coexist in the same individual. Read more...
Yes. Axis i disorders (bipolar) and axis ii (personality disorders) are often comorbid. Axis i disorders are major, severe and persisting disorders. Personality disorders are the underlying strengths and weaknesses of character that can often shape the axis i disorder. Read more...

What is the difference between bipolar type 2 vs borderline personality disorder?

Mood swing duration. The two conditions have a lot of overlap although the more important distinctions are that bipolar disorder type two would imply that the patient will have changes in mood that would last weeks including either hypomania or depressed mood as opposed to changes in mood in the same day. Additionally, patients with borderline personality disorder are excessively reactive to closeness or abandonment. Read more...
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 hypomania, or to the stratosphere of mania. Read more...