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Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder Symptoms | Psych Central

Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder Symptoms | Psych Central

By Steve Bressert, Ph.D. ~ 4 min read Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder is characterized by a preoccupation with orderliness, perfectionism, and mental and interpersonal control, at the expense of flexibility, openness, and efficiency. When rules and established procedures do not dictate the correct answer, decision making may become a time-consuming, often painful process. Individuals with Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder may have such difficulty deciding which tasks take priority or what is the best way of doing some particular task that they may never get…

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Personality Disorder Symptoms and Marital Functioning

Personality Disorder Symptoms and Marital Functioning

Susan C. South, Eric Turkheimer, and Thomas F. Oltmanns Author information ► Copyright and License information ► The publisher’s final edited version of this article is available at J Consult Clin Psychol See other articles in PMC that cite the published article. Abstract Pathological personality is strongly linked with interpersonal impairment, yet, no study to date has examined the relationship between concurrent personality pathology and dysfunction in marriage—a relationship most people find central to their lives. In a cross-sectional study…

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Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD) — Out of the FOG

Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD) — Out of the FOG

  Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD) Introduction Does your loved one persistently lie to you or steal from you? Do you get the feeling that they have no remorse for hurting you? Does your loved one have a childhood diagnosis of conduct disorder? Are your fearful of your safety? Is your loved one prone to violence and/or aggressive behavior? Is your loved one unable to keep and maintain friendships? Have you noticed that your loved one has an extreme sense of…

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Personality disorders – Symptoms and causes – Mayo Clinic

Personality disorders – Symptoms and causes – Mayo Clinic

Overview A personality disorder is a type of mental disorder in which you have a rigid and unhealthy pattern of thinking, functioning and behaving. A person with a personality disorder has trouble perceiving and relating to situations and people. This causes significant problems and limitations in relationships, social activities, work and school. In some cases, you may not realize that you have a personality disorder because your way of thinking and behaving seems natural to you. And you may blame…

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Do You Know Someone Like This: The Borderline Personality Disorder – Bonne Bridges, Mueller, O’Keefe & Nichols

Do You Know Someone Like This: The Borderline Personality Disorder – Bonne Bridges, Mueller, O’Keefe & Nichols

Posted January 13, 2016 in Articles It is common to joke that someone has a personality disorder. But personality disorders are no joking matter. Try having a close relationship with someone with a personality disorder—particularly of a narcissistic or borderline variety—and it is likely you will be in for a roller coaster ride…and worse, you will be blamed for it! The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) catalogues and defines psychopathology. The first two axises on its five-axis diagnostic formulation consists…

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Compulsive Lying and Borderline Personality Disorder – Borderline Personality Treatment | Borderline Personality Treatment

Compulsive Lying and Borderline Personality Disorder – Borderline Personality Treatment | Borderline Personality Treatment

                      by Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment in Related Conditions, BPD Symptoms   People with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) often have trouble relating to other people, causing instability in their interpersonal relationships. If you have BPD, you may feel as though you need to secure extra assurance from others to help you maintain your relationships, which can result in the impulse to lie. Compulsive lying, or mythomania, can be common in…

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Borderline Personality and Criminality

Borderline Personality and Criminality

  Randy A. Sansone, MD and Lori A. Sansone, MD Author information ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract Borderline personality disorder is characteristically associated with a broad variety of psychiatric symptoms and aberrant behaviors. In this edition of The Interface, we discuss the infrequently examined association between borderline personality disorder and criminality. According to our review of the literature, in comparison with the rates of borderline personality disorder encountered…

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Borderline Personality Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa, Antisocial Personality Disorder, ADHD, Substance Use: Common Threads, Common Treatment Needs, and the Nature of Impulsivity

Borderline Personality Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa, Antisocial Personality Disorder, ADHD, Substance Use: Common Threads, Common Treatment Needs, and the Nature of Impulsivity

Indep Pract. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2011 Jan 18. Published in final edited form as: Indep Pract. 2010 WINTER; 30(1): 20–23. PMCID: PMC3022439 NIHMSID: NIHMS180214 Borderline Personality Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa, Antisocial Personality Disorder, ADHD, Substance Use: Common Threads, Common Treatment Needs, and the Nature of Impulsivity Tamika C. B. Zapolski, Regan E. Settles, Melissa A. Cyders, and Gregory T. Smith Author information ► Copyright and License information ► See other articles in PMC that cite the published article. Our…

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Obsessive-compulsive (anankastic) personality disorder: toward the ICD-11 classification

Obsessive-compulsive (anankastic) personality disorder: toward the ICD-11 classification

Naomi A. Fineberg 1   2   3   Samar Reghunandanan 1   Sangeetha Kolli 1   Murad Atmaca 4   1Highly Specialized Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders Service, Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust, Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, Welwyn Garden City – UK 2Postgraduate Medical School, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield – UK 3University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge – UK 4Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Firat (Euphrates) University, Elazig – Turkey ABSTRACT Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) is an early-onset disorder…

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Psychiatric Comorbidity and Eating Disorder Inventory (EDI) Profiles in Eating Disorder Patients

Psychiatric Comorbidity and Eating Disorder Inventory (EDI) Profiles in Eating Disorder Patients

      Original Research   Gabriella Milos, MD1, Anja Spindler, PhD2, Ulrich Schnyder, MD3 Objective: This study examines potential overlaps between psychiatric comorbidity (Axis I and II) and scores on the subscales of the Eating Disorder Inventory (EDI) in women with eating disorders (EDs). Method: In a sample of 248 women (72 with anorexia nervosa, 140 with bulimia nervosa, and 36 with eating disorders not otherwise specified), we determined psychiatric comorbidity using the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV. Behavioural…

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