Obsessive-Compulsive Personality

Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) is a personality disorder that’s characterized by extreme perfectionism, order, and neatness. People with OCPD will also feel a severe need to impose their own standards on their outside environment.


Cluster Number:
Wiki Number: PW139
Diagnosis: Obsessive-Compuslive Personality Disorder
US Patients: Most commonly diagnosed personality disorder
World Patients:
Sex Ratio: M2;W in diagnoses
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Symptoms: obsessed with rules, order, perfectionism
Progression: Perfectionism, inability to delegate, rigidity and stubborness are stable; miserly spending and devotion to productivity.
Causes: Parents who provided necessities, but not wants nor desires may be factors, including 50% heredity.
Therapies: CBT, especially group CBT shows less anxiety and depression, increased extraversion and agreeableness, reduced neuroticism.


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