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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They cover its theory, research, and general clinical methods, then clinical applications to specific personality disorders (such as avoidant personality disorder, obsessive-compulsive personality disorder, passive-aggressive personality disorder, and borderline personality disorder) and comorbidity and clinical management.
Hoarding often is associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and DSM-IV-TR lists hoarding behavior as a criterion for obsessive-compulsive personality disorder.
Furthermore, the family history was positive for obsessive-compulsive personality disorder - his mother and his sister were OCD sufferers.

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