Cluster C personality disorders


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Related to Cluster C personality disorders: Cluster B personality disorders, Cluster A personality disorders, Anxious personality disorder

Cluster C personality disorders

A group of personality disorders in which anxious and fearful behavior is a prominent feature. This group includes dependent, avoidant, and obsessive-compulsive personality disorders.
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In the current study, the findings showed that the pregnant women with POPD were nearly five times more likely than the pregnant women without POPD to meet any cluster C personality disorder The most common cluster C personality disorders described in patients with POPD are avoidant personality disorders followed by obsessive-compulsive, passive-aggressive and dependent personality disorders.
According to Seligman (1998), Cluster C personality disorders involve the least dysfunction, deeming them more treatable than other personality disorders.
For treatment of cluster C personality disorders, one study showed that STPP was as effective as CBT.