histrionic personality disorder

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histrionic personality disorder

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A personality disorder characterized by excessive emotionality and persistent attention-seeking behavior.
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The Cluster B category contains four distinct personality disorders: Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD), Antisocial Personality Disorder (APD), Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and Histrionic Personality Disorder (HPD), however, HPD is not typically seen as part of the equation in high-conflict custody battles.
Histrionic personality disorder had positive correlation with antisocial r (98) = 0.
Lying is characteristic of mental disorders such as antisocial personality disorder, conduct disorder, narcissitic personality disorder and histrionic personality disorder.
Adults who do not know this have what we now call (in psychology) narcissistic and/or histrionic personality disorders.
7) This patient was also a young female and possibly to have a histrionic personality disorder.
However, we should take a closer look at the dimensions of the items with the highest averages, Conscientiousness and Attention Seeking, contemplating attributes related to obsessive-compulsive disorder and histrionic disorder, once the literature presents data showing the difficulty in assessing the most pathological aspects of dimensions related to typical characteristics of obsessive-compulsive and histrionic personality functioning (Hopwood, Thomas, Markon, Wright, & Krueger, 2012; Widiger, 2011).
Chapters have been updated and those on research, clinical assessment, dependent personality disorder, narcissistic personality disorder, histrionic personality disorder, and antisocial personality disorder have been rewritten.
For example, the Middlesex Hospital Questionnaire Hysteria scale seems to be a measure of histrionic personality rather than Meehl and Hathaway's (1946) description of the hysterical temperament which Hystericality was intended to measure.
Depressive disorder was the most common one observed followed by histrionic personality disorder and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder.
Although the mean of syndrome scores for the patients with an maladaptive personality was higher than suicide attempters via overdose medicine use, just the four criteria, that is, severe major depression clinical syndrome, histrionic personality disorder, anxiety clinical syndrome, and depressive clinical personality, were the discriminators of the patients who were hospitalized for medicine poisoning and those who committed suicide via overdose medicine use.
In psychological/psychiatric terms, the pattern displayed by Irina Andone herself is that of the histrionic personality, the "dramatic style" (Oldham & Morris 1990), emphasizing feeling, colour, and attention; treasuring the impact of emotion; displaying her emotions easily and openly; experiencing life through romance; deliberately making herself physically attractive; becoming engaging, charming, and even seductive when "on stage.