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.
We know from APA Criteria 1-2 that the perfectionism of OCPD sufferers interferes with completion of a task.
In my own efforts to help OCPD or OCD hoarders over the years, I have used guided imagery aimed first at separating into categories items to be disposed of and then linking a pleasant experience with the act of disposing of the items.
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 behaviorists focused on poor learning that reinforces behavioral characteristics of OCPD.
Kulaijaya Deputy OCPD Assistant Superintendent Mohd Kamil said the police had received 12 reports against the principal since Saturday and that the case was being probed under Section 504 of the Penal Code.
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Kitui Central OCPD Muthuri Mwongera to the Star on phone yestertay, although some specimen from the fire had been forwarded to the Government Chemist, there are glaring pointers that the offices were torched.
We hope to wrap up our investigation soon, Kulaijaya deputy OCPD Deputy Supt Mohd Kamil Sukarmi said.
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Embu East OCPD Njoroge Mbugua said the suspect visited Nyaga's home on the fateful day and found the baby sleeping in the bed as his father watched over him.