Childhood Events And Experiences Linked To Bipolar Disorder

  Bipolar disorder (which used to be called ‘manic depression’) is a condition in which the affected individual oscillates between periods of severe depression and periods of mania, combined with periods of relative ‘normality’ intervening between these episodes. The information below, adapted from DSM (diagnostic statistical manual) shows symptoms which may be experienced during the […]

Conditions which Often Co-exist with BPD – The Statistics

Unfortunately, many of those who suffer from the debilitating and distressing disorder of borderline personality disorder (BPD) following severe childhood trauma have the added burden of having to try to somehow cope with co-existing conditions; these are referred to by psychologists as co-morbidities. Below, I list these possible co-morbidities, together with the statistical probability that […]