Dependent Personality Disorder
Dependent personality disorder (DPD) is a type of anxious personality disorder. People with DPD often feel helpless, submissive or incapable of taking care of themselves. They may have trouble making simple decisions. But, with help, someone with a dependent personality can learn self-confidence and self-reliance.
Wiki Number: W056
Diagnosis: Dependent Personality Disorder
Sex Ratio: M;W1.5
Age Onset: Age 24
Symptoms: fear and anxiety leads to depending too much on others, pessimistic, fear separation
Progression: deep fear of abandonment, focus on ingratiating behaviors, and maintaining pleasant (often unhealthy) relationships
Causes: neglect and abusive authoritarian parents-80% heritable;
Therapies: psychotherapy to improve self-esteem & confidence
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- Forming a Doctor-Patient Alliance During COVID-19 to Enhance Treatment Outcomes for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorderby Dorothy E Stubbe on June 24, 2022
- Predictors of personality disorders in prisonersby Fayegh Yousefi on June 1, 2022
Personality disorders can lead to difficult social or occupational functional processes rooted in chronic maladaptive thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. This study aimed to investigate factors of personality disorder in prisoners from the central prison of Sanandaj, Iran. We conducted a cross-sectional study, which included all prisoners in the central prison of Sanandaj, Iran. The study sample includes 343 prisoners, of which 329 were male, and 14 were female, selected by randomized multistage...
- Impaired Mental Age Self-Consciousness in Latent Schizophreniaby Roman A Suleymanov on May 3, 2022
CONCLUSIONS: This phenomenon of regress to earlier ontogenetic level of personal development reported as impaired age self-consciousness can thus be regarded as an obligate form of depersonalization in patients with latent schizophrenia.
- Association between parental mental illness and autoimmune diseases in the offspring - A nationwide register-based cohort study in Swedenby Alicia Nevriana on April 27, 2022
Mental illness has been previously linked with autoimmune diseases, yet the associations between parental mental illness and offspring's risk of autoimmune diseases is largely unknown. We conducted a population-based cohort study of 2,192,490 Swedish children born between 1991 and 2011 and their parents to determine the associations between parental mental illness and risk of autoimmune diseases among the offspring. Time-dependent diagnoses of parental mental illness (psychosis, alcohol/drug...