histrionic personality disorder

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histrionic personality disorder

n.
A personality disorder characterized by excessive emotionality and persistent attention-seeking behavior.
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'After reading the epistle, I came to the conclusion that indeed Olusegun Obasanjo has Histrionic Personality Disorder (HPD) which is characterised by a long-standing pattern of attention seeking behaviour.
Histrionic personality disorder had positive correlation with antisocial (p <.001), narcissistic (p <.001) and borderline (p <.001).
Body dysmorphic disorder narcissistic personality disorder and histrionic personality disorders have been reported in many studies as the most frequent personality disorders in patients seeking cosmetic interventions [3-6].
The DSM-III gave up using the term "hysteria", being too imprecise and having various definitions, and the features of this pathology made up different diagnoses: dissociative disorders, somatoform disorders (conversion disorder and somatization disorder), posttraumatic stress disorder in the anxiety disorders section, histrionic personality disorder and borderline personality disorder (1).
Mostly the female psychopathic symptoms coexist with other clinical disorders of personality like the Histrionic Personality Disorder or the Borderline Personality Disorder.
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.
with borderline personality disorder, 6% with histrionic personality
Histrionic personality disorder had positive correlation with antisocial r (98) = 0.35(p<0.01), narcissistic r (98) = 0.47(p<0.01) and depressive personality disorder r (98) = 0.25(p<0.05).
Getting identified with any of the 3 categories of consciousness (reasoning, feeling, action) leads to the creation of certain forms of idorganization (survivor's personalities called false self, in which we either believe that we are what we think (psychopaths, sociopaths), or we believe that we are what we feel (schizoid, paranoid, or histrionic personality), or we believe that we are what we do (narcissist, obsessive personality).
Lying is characteristic of mental disorders such as antisocial personality disorder, conduct disorder, narcissitic personality disorder and histrionic personality disorder.
Specifically, we expected that the dimensions would present respectively higher magnitudes with personality disorders: Dependency x dependent personality disorder; Aggressiveness x paranoid, antisocial, and narcissist personality disorder; Mood instability x borderline personality disorder; Eccentricity x schizotypal personality disorder; Attention Seeking x histrionic personality disorder; Distrust x paranoid personality disorder; Grandiosity x narcissistic personality disorder; Isolation x schizoid, schizotypal, and avoidant personality disorder; Criticism Avoidance x avoidant personality disorder; Self-sacrifice x dependent personality disorder; Conscientiousness x obsessive compulsive personality disorder; and Impulsiveness x antisocial personality disorder.