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What Is Histrionic Personality Disorder?

What Is Histrionic Personality Disorder?

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Personality Disorders With Unawareness

Mood disorders like depression or bipolar disorder are defined by traits and symptoms that tend to ebb and flow, personality disorders are more of a constant state than a temporary trait.

While a person experiencing depression or anxiety can recognize their symptoms and differentiate betwee...

Histrionic Personality Disorder(HPD)

  • The disorder falls under an umbrella known as "Cluster B" personality disorders, which also include antisocial personality disorder and narcissistic personality disorder.
  • On the whole, Cluster B personality disorders are characterized by "intense, unstable emotions, distorted self-im...

Diagnosis Of HPD

Psychologists may diagnose patients with a personality disorder through a series of clinical interviews and questionnaires

Typically, these questionnaires are designed to assess whether or not someone "endorses" or agrees with the point of view of a given personality disorder.

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Just Another Way Of Saying That The Woman Is A Nut Case

  • The word "histrionic" sounds like "hysterical" and the old name had misogynistic connotations.
  • It is primarily a diagnosis given to women!
  • Things that are said to characterize the disorder are vague and often involve a tremendous amount of judgment.

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