obsessive-compulsive personality


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obsessive-compulsive personality

[əb′ses·iv kəm′pəl·siv ‚pər·sə′nal·əd·ē]
(psychology)
A behavioral disorder in which a person is generally characterized by chronic, excessive concern with conformity or adherence to standards, resulting in inhibited, inflexible behavior, inability to relax, and the performance of an inordinate amount of work.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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