Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder And Borderline Personality Disorder: What’s The Difference?

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Mental health is complicated, and many disorders have overlapping symptoms. Disorders affect every person differently, so diagnosing correctly can take multiple attempts. Two very similar mental disorders are borderline personality disorder (BPD) and complex post-traumatic stress disorder (cPTSD). They’re both serious disorders with some similar symptoms and causes, but they have quite a few differences …

Borderline Personality Disorder VS Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Borderline personality disorder (BPD) and complex post-traumatic stress disorder (C-PTSD) are both mental disorders that can seriously affect a person’s everyday life. They have a significant overlap in symptoms and can be diagnosed simultaneously, but there are a few key differences. BPD BPD is a complex disorder and affects every person differently. Common symptoms are …

What is PTSD

Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can occur when a person has experienced a traumatic event in which there was an actual or perceived threat of death or injury to themselves of another.  People with PTSD often re-live the traumatic event through distressing dreams, flashbacks, or by becoming agitated and/or hypervigilant around anniversaries or other dates …