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Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder

How To Recognize Someone With Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder

Carol W. Berman, M.D. | Posted 11.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Carol W. Berman, M.D.

Those with obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) generally have an inflexible pattern of thinking, feeling, and behaving, whereas those with obsessive-compulsive disorder have obsessions (recurrent, persistent thoughts) and compulsions (repetitive behaviors).

The Difference Between Having OCD And 'Being Sooo OCD'

Bustle | Posted 07.24.2014 | Women
Bustle

While I'm glad that obsessive-compulsive disorder has emerged in our cultural consciousness and that some realistic depictions of it are being depicted in mass media, it's extremely annoying how often I hear people claim that they are sooooo OCD over some tiny little quirk.

Parenting with OCD

Jill Patir | Posted 06.18.2013 | Parents
Jill Patir

Looking back over the first six months of my daughter's life, I find it impossible to ignore how my OCPD has affected her life and how her life has affected my OCPD.

Cutting the Costs of Perfectionism

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

Perfectionism isn't cheap. In fact, it is existentially unaffordable. Here's a review of these costs and of the possible ways of cutting them, with the help of an existential self-rehab.

Perfectionism: Adaptation or Pathology?

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

It is no measure of health to be well-adjusted to a profoundly sick society. Jiddu Krishnamurti Somewhere on a continuum between normality and pathol...

4 Types of Perfectionism

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

As I clinically see it there are 4 types of perfectionism: - Neurotic Perfectionism - Narcissistic Perfectionism - Principled (Puritanical) Perfect...