Given the complexity of this disorder, doctors tend to differ on whether it is better to diagnose one schizoaffective disorder, or to diagnose bipolar illness and schizophrenia separately.
She said: 'Jason started to swing his hips from side to side and do a little jive with his arms, saying: "Gywnnie, Gwynnie, Gwynnie.
They are jealous of anyone who has more resources than they do (such as status, power, beauty, money, success, etc).
At the same time, they also have a strong belief that other people are jealous of them.
It’s the most treacherous aspect of abusive relationships, frequently leading to the devastation of the victim mentally, emotionally, physically, and frequently financially. The most frightening and frustrating part of pathological jealousy is that the narcissist Pathological envy is extremely painful for the narcissist and devastating for the love recipient.
This point is highly controversial and does not represent the mainstream view within the mental health professions, however.
This is in contrast to bipolar disorder patients whose mood swings are thought of as occurring due to brain chemistry problems (e.g., a 'hardware' problem).
It is not at all easy to differentiate borderline mood swings from those, which might be attributed to ultradian rapid cycling bipolar disorder.
Such people have a tendency to view relationship partners in a very high contrast, highly idealistic manner.
Partners may be good or they may be bad, but they are generally not represented as possessing both qualities at once.
Excessive levels of jealousy and envy are characteristic traits of narcissism.