obsessive-compulsive personality disorder

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obsessive-compulsive personality disorder

n.
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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OCD and Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder ( OCPD) are two different conditions, one is a condition of anxiety ( OCD) while the other is a personality trait ( OCPD).
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All of Clinton's thinking problems and emotional defenses described in this article are symptoms of Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder as identified by the American Psychiatric Association.