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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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).
After adjustment for OCD in the relatives, agoraphobia was nearly six times more common among proband family members, generalized anxiety disorder was increased fourfold, and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder was more than doubled.
To more clearly determine the ability of history and type of personality disorder to predict the clinical course of alcohol relapse as it relates to stress, a large, multicenter, prospective study enrolled 573 patients with schizotypal personality disorder (STPD), borderline personality disorder (BPD), antisocial personality disorder (ASPD), or obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD), and followed them for 6 years.

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