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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Inclusion criteria for the two patient groups included: (a) meets DSM-IV diagnostic criteria for OCD or OCPD (but not both) based on administration of the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV Axis I disorders (SCID-I) [14] and the Structured Clinical Interview for Axis II disorders (SCID-M) [15]; (b) aged 20 to 50 years old; (c) Intelligence Quotient (as assessed using Raven Progressive Matrices [16]) of 85 or higher; (d) had not used any psychotropic medications in the two previous weeks; and (e) no history of serious head injury, neurological disorder, or other co-morbid mental disorder.
In fact, it is speculated that many celebrities actually have OCPD and not OCD, as it is commonly believed.
Of course, the patients would need to carry the ideas that come from those office visits into their own environments to successfully achieve control of the OCPD or OCD hoarding problems.
Thus, the OCPD individual is taught to feel guilty if she or he falls short of perfection, and experience shame for exploring other options and alternatives beyond the expectations of caregivers.
The boda boda was abandoned at the border and they then escaped on foot," the OCPD said, but added that a search was on.
The other boy died trying to save his friend, Mr Mukuusi said.The OCPD urged parents to closely monitor their children and avoid sending them to fetch water unaccompanied by adults.
Kericho OCPD Justus Kitetu said the truck ferrying gas from Kisumu to Nakuru was using the wrong lane.
While confirming the incident, Juja OCPD Samuel Thirikwa said no casualty was reported in the morning inferno.
Thika OCPD Paul Karobia did not comment on the matter, simply saying he was on leave.#8203
This forced security officers led by Imenti North OCPD Peter Kimani to separate the two groups.
But the two institutions have been trading blame, occasionally issuing summonses to the Kasarani OCPD and nothing more.
Maara OCPD Johnston Kabusia said the young man left a suicide note blaming his parents for denying him the chance to marry the girl he loved."The deceased left a suicide note explaining that he opted to terminate his life because his parents denied him the chance to marry his girlfriend," said Mr Kabusia.