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I'm just confused how to differentiate between borderline personality & histrionic personality. They seem to be alike in many characteristics.

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well,, both of them share many different charectaristics...

borderline personality------they have intense but shallow emotions;
-pros and cons view.
-multiple partners(promisquity)
-they have unclear self image
-impulsive,low frustration tolerance
-easily addicted to substance use and suicidal attempts.
-they feel sense of emptiness associated wit psychotic episodes

histrionic---------they seek attention..wanted to be center of attraction
-they have superficial relationships, low tolerance to frustration( like borderline)
-seducing,ego centric,manipulative behavior
--extreme sensitive to criticism
-exhibitionism,dramatic,hurt others


similarities-----shallow emotions,low tolerance of frustration..
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