Histrionic Personality Disorder
Histrionic personality disorder (HPD) is defined by the American Psychiatric Association as a personality disorder characterized by a pattern of excessive attention-seeking behaviors, usually beginning in early childhood, including inappropriate seduction and an excessive desire for approval.
Wiki Number: W094
Diagnosis: Histrionic Personality Disorder
US Patients: 2-3%
World Patients :
Sex Ratio: M; W3
Age Onset: Age 15
Brain Area: high noreprinephrine, leading to anxiety-proneness, dependency, high sociability;
Symptoms: excessive attention-seeking and desire for approval; high-functioning, manipulative social skills; with failures, depressed
Progression: must be center of attention; marital instability due to seeking attention from others besides spouse
Causes: 67% hereditary
Therapies: The concept is historical and Freudian.
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- Psychometric Properties of Persian Version of Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-5 for Personality Disordersby B Gharraee on December 29, 2022
CONCLUSION: The Persian version of the SCID-5-PD can be used to evaluate those who seek psychotherapy for all personality disorders, except for avoidant, dependent, schizoid, and schizotypal personality disorders.
- Les démoniaques dans l'art: Charcot and the "hysterical saints"by Léo Coutinho on December 28, 2022
Professor Jean-Martin Charcot was the founder of clinical neurology and one of the prominent researchers in the field of hysteria in the 19^(th) century. His book Les démoniaques dans l'art is a representation of hysterical symptoms in religion and religious art. This paper aims to discuss Charcot's descriptions of hysteria in religion and his "hysterical saints".
- Organization of Clinician-Rated Personality Disorder Types According to ICD-11 Severity of Personality Dysfunctionby Jonatan Simon on December 8, 2022
Objective: The International Classification of Diseases, 11th edition (ICD-11) model of personality disorders (PD) allows clinicians to classify personality dysfunction according to four levels of severity. This approach is partially inspired by Kernberg's levels of personality organization, in which various PD types are organized according to their level of severity. This study sought to investigate whether the established ICD-10 PD categories can be organized according to the four levels of...
- Hysteria as a Trigger for Epidemic Decompression Sickness Following Hypobaric Hypoxia Trainingby Abdurrahman Engin Demir on October 16, 2022
INTRODUCTION: Although hypobaric hypoxia training (HHT) is an essential component of aviation physiology training, it poses a risk of decompression sickness (DCS). DCS can sometimes be observed as a cluster of cases, which is referred to as epidemic DCS. In this report, we aim to evaluate an epidemic DCS episode that occurred following two consecutive HHT sessions.METHODS: A total of 16 trainees, all of whom were medical doctors, attended the aviation medicine training course in the aeromedical...