personality disorder

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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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HISTRIONIC PERSONALITY DISORDER 1 I am so exciting, others want to be around me .
Roughly half of those who qualify for either a BPD or a histrionic personality disorder diagnosis meet criteria for both of these disorders.
He claims many celebrities are victims of a psychiatric condition known as histrionic personality disorder.
Histrionic personality disorder behavior is shallow and dramatic.