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Depression and Personality Disorders: How do the Two Disorders Interact?

Depression and Personality Disorders

It’s not uncommon for a person to be diagnosed with depression, only to learn later that they also have a personality disorder. Studies have shown around 6-10% of the world’s population is affected by a personality disorder. I am diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, but this diagnosis didn’t happen until after I was told by my doctor that I had depression. The help I was receiving for my depression was helping very little, which increased my intense negative thoughts and...

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