personality disorder

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Related to histrionic personality disorder: borderline personality disorder, Narcissistic personality disorder, Schizoid personality disorder, Avoidant personality disorder, Dependent personality disorder

personality disorder

[‚pərs·ən′al·əd·ē dis‚ȯrd·ər]
(psychology)
Any of various disorders characterized by abnormal behavior rather than by neurotic, psychotic, or mental disturbances.
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Depressive disorder, histrionic personality disorder, and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder were respectively the three most common psychiatric disorders detected in female victims of domestic violence in Ahvaz, Iran.
Natalie, who has histrionic personality disorder, was initially traced to the Harlesden area of London and from there officers have traced her to a commune near Yeovil.
DSM-IV PERSONALITY DISORDERS Cluster A Paranoid personality disorder Odd and eccentric) Schizoid personality disorder Cluster B Histrionic personality disorder (Flamboyant) Narcissistic personality disorder Antisocial personality disorder Borderline personality disorder Cluster C Avoidant personality disorder (Anxious avoidant) Dependant personality disorder Obsessive-Compulsive personality disorder TABLE 2A.