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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- The rate of psychiatric disorders in veterans undergoing intensive EEG monitoring is associated with symptom and performance invalidityby Laurence M Binder on October 11, 2021
To determine if the number of participants with psychiatric disorders increased in association with failures on symptom validity tests (SVTs) and a performance validity test (PVT) in Veterans admitted for evaluation of possible seizures.
- A Common CDH13 Variant Is Associated with Low Agreeableness and Neural Responses to Working Memory Tasks in ADHDby Georg C Ziegler on September 28, 2021
The cell-cell signaling gene CDH13 is associated with a wide spectrum of neuropsychiatric disorders, including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism, and major depression. CDH13 regulates axonal outgrowth and synapse formation, substantiating its relevance for neurodevelopmental processes. Several studies support the influence of CDH13 on personality traits, behavior, and executive functions. However, evidence for functional effects of common gene variation in the CDH13 gene in...
- FAAH and CNR1 Polymorphisms in the Endocannabinoid System and Alcohol-Related Sleep Qualityby Soundarya Soundararajan on September 27, 2021
Sleep disturbances are common among individuals with alcohol use disorder (AUD) and may not resolve completely with short-term abstinence from alcohol, potentially contributing to relapse to drinking. The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is associated with both sleep and alcohol consumption, and genetic variation in the ECS may underlie sleep-related phenotypes among individuals with AUD. In this study, we explored the influence of genetic variants in the ECS (Cannabinoid receptor 1/CNR1: rs806368,...
- Risk and Protective Factors for Personality Disorders: An Umbrella Review of Published Meta-Analyses of Case-Control and Cohort Studiesby Marco Solmi on September 23, 2021
The putative risk/protective factors for several personality disorders remain unclear. The vast majority of published studies has assessed personality characteristics/traits rather than disorders. Thus, the current umbrella review of meta-analyses (MAs) aims to systematically assess risk or protective factors associated with personality disorders. We searched PubMed-MEDLINE/PsycInfo databases, up to August 31, 2020. Quality of MAs was assessed with AMSTAR-2, while the credibility of evidence for...