Did you know ?
If you have BPD (borderline personality disorder) chances are very high you will also have a mood disorder (a.k.a affective disorder)
One study found that about 96% of patients with BPD met criteria for a mood disorder.
- about 83% of patients with BPD also met criteria for major depressive disorder(aka clinical depression)
- about 39% of patients with BPD also met criteria for dysthymic disorder.
According to NAMI :
Co-morbidity with other disorders:
Major Depressive Disorder -- 60 percent
Dysthymia (chronic, moderate to mild depression) -- 70 percent
Eating Disorders -- 25 percent
Substance Abuse -- 35 percent
Bipolar Disorder -- 15 percent