The Differences Between Bipolar Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder

The Differences Between Bipolar Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder

When it comes to mental illness diagnoses, there are two that many people seem to mix up: borderline personality disorder and bipolar disorder. This can be because symptoms can be quite similar – but the diagnoses are totally different. Borderline personality disorder is a personality disorder, while bipolar disorder is a mood disorder. There are some similarities between the two disorders: both of them can cause mood swings, impulsive decisions, and outbursts of anger and emotion. The difference here is that with borderline, your mood swings can be very up and down, from a negative to an elated state, changing...

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