compulsive personality disorder


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compulsive personality disorder

[kəm¦pəl·siv ‚pər·sə′nal·əd·ē dis‚ȯr·dər]
(psychology)
A personality disorder characterized by a preoccupation with rules, order, organization, efficiency, and detail.
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The diagnostic literature says that at least five of the criteria of Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder must be present to identify someone as suffering from this disorder.