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TOPIC TITLE: mood stabilizers
Created On 8/19/14 11:38 PM
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fightingstrong
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8/19/14 11:38 PM
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What's the purpose of giving someone with bpd mood stabilizers? Does it have potential for helping or is it a waste of time?

can a person with bpd have stabilized moods?
 
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Dr. Price MD
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8/20/14 7:13 AM
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Great question. Some people with BPD also have mild Bipolar in which case a mood stabilizer could make a big difference. One difference between BPD and Bipolar is that the mood swings of BPD are triggered by rejection/abandonment whereas the mood swings of Bipolar can appear to be unrelated to environmental triggers. Let me know how you make out.

Rabbi Price, M.D.
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