obsessive-compulsive personality

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Noun1.obsessive-compulsive personality - personality characterized by a strong need to repeat certain acts or rituals
personality - the complex of all the attributes--behavioral, temperamental, emotional and mental--that characterize a unique individual; "their different reactions reflected their very different personalities"; "it is his nature to help others"
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Functional impairment in patients with schizotypal, borderline, avoidant, or obsessive-compulsive personality disorder.
On another hand, Mudrack (2004) explored the relationship between obsessive-compulsive personality traits and workaholism, and came to the conclusion that high work involvement, together with high scores in obsessive-compulsive traits, seems to increase the likelihood of working unnecessarily hard.
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder: Understanding the Overly Rigid, Controlling Person
22] Studies of clinical samples report that individuals with obsessive-compulsive personality traits underperform on specific executive function tests related to set-shifting and planning abilities.
Follow-up psychotherapy outcome of patients with dependent, avoidant and obsessive-compulsive personality disorders: A meta-analytic review.
7%, respectively In addition, the prevalence rate of any cluster C personality disorder avoidant, passive-aggressive and obsessive-compulsive personality disorders were significantly greater in the POPD group than that in the control pregnant women without PD (Table 2).
Depressive disorder was the most common one observed followed by histrionic personality disorder and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder.
Robert Ekaireb, 38, allegedly murdered former lap dancer Li Hua Cao, 27, after their relationship crumbled because of his jealousy and obsessive-compulsive personality.
These so-called OCD spectrum disorders include body dysmorphic disorder (characterised by recurrent concerns with imagined ugliness), hypochondriasis (characterised by recurrent concerns with imagined illness), trichotillomania (characterised by recurrent hair-pulling), and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder.
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder: These individuals are preoccupied with order, perfection, and control (American Psychiatric Association, 2000).
OCD should not be confused with obsessive-compulsive personality disorder, which defines certain character traits such as being a perfectionist, excessively conscientious, morally rigid and preoccupied with rules and order.

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