There is a big difference between simply expressing your feelings versus having overwhelming mood swings. Everyone has ups and downs, good moods, and grumpy days. But when mood swings become erratic and extreme, they can become debilitating and even harm your quality of life. So, how do you control mood swings? Thankfully, there are some […]

When looking at borderline personality disorder vs. antisocial personality disorder, they may at first seem to be the same illness. However, even though there is some overlap, these are two distinct mental health disorders. Both borderline personality disorder (BPD) and antisocial personality disorder (BPD) are grouped within the Cluster B type of personality disorder. Cluster […]

While the association between a mood disorder and co-occurring alcoholism is well established, the most prevalent dual diagnosis is the one involving bipolar disorder and alcohol. Although the science behind this particular comorbidity isn’t yet clear, what is known is that alcohol abuse compounds the severity of the bipolar disorder and complicates treatment. Bipolar disorder […]