obsessive-compulsive personality disorder


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obsessive-compulsive personality disorder

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A personality disorder characterized by preoccupation with orderliness, control, detail, and rules, often involving extreme inflexibility and excessive devotion to strict moral, ethical, or quality standards. It is distinguished from obsessive-compulsive disorder by the absence of recurrent, intrusive obsessions or compulsions.
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