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What is the difference from bipolar and BPD?
Posted by - NA - on 16 January 2009 10:08 AM

They are completely different conditions. Bipolar disorder used to be called 'manic depression', and it is where someone's mood swings between highs and lows. Although people with borderline personality disorder may also experience mood swings, they are of a different type from bipolar disorder - they usually come and go more rapidly - and people with a personality disorder have a range of other features which bipolar disorder sufferers don't have.

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