histrionic personality disorder


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Related to histrionic personality disorder: borderline personality disorder, Narcissistic personality disorder, Schizoid personality disorder, Avoidant personality disorder, Dependent personality disorder

histrionic personality disorder

n.
A personality disorder characterized by excessive emotionality and persistent attention-seeking behavior.
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As is noted in this study, some characteristics of depressive disorder and histrionic personality disorder are most evident when patients are faced with spousal violence.
After the killings, Riggi was diagnosed with narcissistic, paranoid and histrionic personality disorder.
It may be stated that pseudopsychosis cases frequently seen in people with histrionic personality disorder in Turkey also have psychodynamic infrastructure similar to that in individuals with such ego-protective psychosis.