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.
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This is contrary to Mudrack's findings (2004) who, when he explored the relation between obsessive-compulsive personality traits and workaholism found that high work involvement, along with high scores in obsessive-compulsive traits lead to working unnecessarily.
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It highlights difficulties in the differential diagnosis between OCD and Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD; Abramowitz, Wheaton, & Storch, 2008) and the greater tendency towards perfectionism and excessive self-imposed responsibility in people with OCD (e.
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