okay I have a question for my peeps that are anything

I got diagnosed today with Bipolar 1, BPD (provisional), GAD, and PTSD

but my previous diagnosis was SAD, MDD, PTSD, OCD, and DPDR...

..So do I keep my previous diagnosis into consideration still or not-? I still have SAD and I'm positive on OCD and DPDR but unsure if I should still go by those labels still??

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

Symptoms Involving Nervous & Musculoskeletal Systems

Social Anxiety


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  • lunapetunia


    they also threw the book at me and left me puzzled

  • BlackCrystal


    I wouldn't think about it so much as a diagnosis (former ones) but more as symptoms because the symptoms are really what you need to pay attention to to figure out what works for you. I was diagnosed with a bunch but I just say I have bpd and manic depressive disorder now. The other symptoms I just keep track of because being misdiagnosed is a common thing

  • FangedFairy


    I agree with BlackCrystal, I wouldn't mind the labels too much but identify what shared symptoms you have between them.

  • Snow512


    Don’t worry about it as a label, unless you can use it to your advantage 🤷🏻‍♀️ if the symptoms are bothering you/affecting your everyday life, that’s what you should go by.

  • Snow512


    I also have multiple diagnosis but I really don’t mention or concern myself with the ones that aren’t at the forefront of what’s bothering/affecting me most. That changes as the symptoms change for me

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