Since many of the symptoms look so similar, it’s difficult for most people to tell the difference between BPD and PTSD. From the outside looking in they might seem like the same exact disorder. But to a trained psychologist armed with a patient’s history, the differences between the two are clear.
More than half of the population will experience at least one traumatic event in their life. Some of these individuals develop post traumatic stress disorder symptoms as a result, though. Could someone you know have PTSD? Find out some of the signs and symptoms to keep an eye out for.