Signs it is PTSD, not BPD

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD) are two disorders that have many striking similarities, however are both quite different. People with either disorder can be misdiagnosed which can be problematic given that the two are treated very differently. To better understand the differences between BPD and CPTSD, in this video, we will look at signs of CPTSD that are often mistaken for BPD To learn more about CPTSD and BPD, check out the following videos: Writer: Sid Thompson Script Editor: Isadora Ho Script Manager: Kelly Soong Voice: Amanda Silvera Animator: Zyan Méndez (IG @tomboiclub) YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong References: Advantage Mental Health Center. (2020, August 3). Borderline Personality Disorder VS Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Clearview Women’s Center. (2021, August 11). How is Borderline Personality Disorder Similar to PTSD? Clearview Women’s Center | BPD Treatment Los Angeles. Ford, J. D. (2021, May 6). Complex PTSD and borderline personality disorder – Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation. BioMed Central. Franco, F. (2018, August 2). How Do the Differences Between BPD and C-PTSD Affect Diagnosis? GoodTherapy.Org Therapy Blog. Gilles, G. (2018, September 29). Understanding Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Healthline. Mayo Clinic. (2019, July 17). Borderline personality disorder – Symptoms and causes. MedCircle. (2019, September 10). BPD vs. CPTSD: How to Spot the Differences [Video]. YouTube. Tanasugarn, A. (2020, June 5). Is It Borderline Personality Disorder or Complex PTSD? PsychologyToday.

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