Obsessive–compulsive personality disorder

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  • Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder Analysis

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    Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD) is defined as a personality disorder that “as an extensive pattern of preoccupation with perfectionism, orderliness, and interpersonal and mental control, at the cost of efficiency, flexibility and openness (American Psychiatric Association 2013).” This disorder affects between 2-9% of the U.S. population, and symptoms begin to show throughout a person’s middle adulthood. It happens to be the most prevalent personality disorder in the United States

  • Informative Speech: The Symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder

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    symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder. Thesis: Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder is a disorder which involves an obsession with perfection, rules, and organization, which leads to routines and rules for ways of doing things. Organization Pattern: Topical Introduction I. Open with impact: One in every one hundred people are affected by OCPD. Even more are affected by its symptoms. II. Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder is a disorder which involves

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder

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    Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD) is a personality disorder which is characterized by a pervasive pattern of preoccupation with orderliness, perfectionism, and mental and interpersonal control at the expense of flexibility, openness, and efficiency (Taber, 1968). This pattern begins by early adulthood and is present in a variety of contexts. Individuals with Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder attempt to maintain a sense of control

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder And Borderline Personality Disorder

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    According to yourdictinory.com, disorders are those defined as a confusion to disturb the normal mental or physical health functions. For example those who have learning disabilities that makes it hard for people to learn and concentrate in a classroom setting without getting frustrated. So today I will focus on two disorders along with the diagnostics, symptoms, and treatments for each. The information for obsessive-compulsive disorder and Borderline personality disorder will come from the Faces of

  • Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorders: A Case Study

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    be hampered by a person’s psychological disorder. In support of this, individuals with personality disorders often suffer from patterns of rigid behaviors (Rathus, 2010). While we are not trained psychologists, everyone can learn to understand particular disorders in real life. Personally, I’ve experienced obsessive compulsive disorder, obsessive compulsive personality disorder, and depression. To begin, obsessive compulsive disorder is an anxiety disorder illustrated by repeated thoughts, urges

  • Personal Narrative: Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder

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    I was officially diagnosed with Clinical Depression as well as Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder in August of 2015. Now I realize my spiral downward began at a young age when tension built-in my household. When I was eight, my father left his lucrative job to pursue his dream of teaching. However brave and inspiring, he was soon laid off during the economic downturn. As money became tight, my mother worked three jobs to pay the bills. We lived under fear of imminent foreclosure, often packing

  • Obsessive Compulsion Disorder

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    Obsessive compulsion disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder described by irrational thoughts and fears (obsessions) that lead you to do repetitive tasks (compulsions) (Obsessive Compulsion Disorder, 2013). When a person has obsessive-compulsive disorder, they may realize that their obsessions aren't accurate, and they may try to overlook them but that only increases their suffering and worry. Eventually, you feel driven to perform compulsive acts to ease your stressful feelings. Obsessive-compulsive

  • Disorders in Hawethornes "The Birthmark" Essay

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    In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s story “The Birthmark” you find a couple fairly prevalent disorders. Although psychology was as of yet not existence, Hawthorne describes them quite well. Alymer suffered from an obsessive-compulsive personality disorder, while his actions caused Georgiana to develop a body dysmorphic disorder. Both of which attributed to the eventual demise of Georgiana.      Alymer is an older scientist who marries a beautiful woman much younger then himself. Even

  • Treatment Plan for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Essay

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    This essay will cover what obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is and how leisure education can be used to help these individuals who have been diagnosed with OCD. This essay will discuss the various characteristics that can be noticed with an individual who has been diagnosed with OCD and also introduce different leisure activities that can be used to help these individuals. The overall goal for this essay is to provide strong evidence showing that leisure education can be useful in helping individuals

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Nature vs Nurture Essay

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    certain personalities, traits and other characteristics that help shape them into the people that they become later in life. Meanwhile multiple other psychologists argue the nurture perspective. They believe that people are born as a blank slate and their experiences over the course of life help shape their personalities, traits, and other characteristics. One topic that can be argued from both perspectives is obsessive-compulsive disorder. People who develop Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder are influenced