obsessive-compulsive personality

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personality characterized by a strong need to repeat certain acts or rituals

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The test results of this study suggested a large number of participants, an estimate of about 70%, were reported to suffer from obsessive-compulsive personality disorder.
Cognitive-behavioral therapy has been applied in the treatment of antisocial, borderline, histrionic, dependent, and obsessive-compulsive personality disorders (Andreasen & Black, 2006), including dialectic behavioral therapy, a treatment designed specifically for borderline personality disorder (Linehan, 1993).
These include subjects such as workplace bullying and aggression, obsessive-compulsive personality disorder, imbalanced identity boundaries, bad leadership, ethics, employee trust in management, workplace deviance, workaholism, team-based structures, and managerial styles.
This paper focuses on Cluster C, which represents behaviors manifested in anxious or fearful patterns and includes: avoidant personality disorder (AvPD), dependent personality disorder (DPD), and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD).
Committed is really funny, although some critics have been put off by the show's matter-of-fact outlandishness: the retired clown (Tom Poston) who lives in Marni's closet; her creepy black paraplegic pal; the gags about Nate's obsessive-compulsive personality.
Like anorexics, the bulimic has an obsessive-compulsive personality and control issues with perfection, food and weight.
A major clue lies in the obsessive-compulsive personality type.
Patients with the diagnosis of obsessive-compulsive personality disorder tend to manifest the following characteristics (See DSM-IV criteria, APA, 1994; Jenicke, 1983; Pollack.
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