obsessive-compulsive personality disorder


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ob·ses·sive-com·pul·sive per·son·al·i·ty dis·or·der

1. a pervasive pattern in adulthood characterized by unattainable perfectionism; preoccupation with rules, details, and orderliness; unreasonable attempts to control others; excessive devotion to work; and rumination to the point of indecisiveness, all at the expense of flexiblity, openness, and efficiency.
2. a DSM diagnosis that is established when the specified criteria are met.

obsessive-compulsive personality disorder

n.
A personality disorder characterized by preoccupation with orderliness, control, detail, and rules, often involving extreme inflexibility and excessive devotion to strict moral, ethical, or quality standards. It is distinguished from obsessive-compulsive disorder by the absence of recurrent, intrusive obsessions or compulsions.

obsessive-compulsive personality disorder

Psychiatry A condition characterized by 'A pervasive pattern of preoccupation with orderliness, perfectionism, and mental and interpersonal control at the expense of flexibility, openness, and efficiency…'DSM-IV, 1994. See Pack rat. Cf Obsessive-compulsive disorder.

ob·ses·sive-com·pul·sive per·son·al·i·ty dis·or·der

(ŏb-sesiv-kŏm-pŭlsiv pĕrsŏ-nali-tē dis-ōrdĕr)
Pervasive pattern in adulthood characterized by unattainable perfectionism; preoccupation with rules, details, and orderliness; unreasonable attempts to control others; excessive devotion to work; and rumination to the point of indecisiveness, all at the expense of flexibility, openness, and efficiency.
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