Definition of Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder: A personality disorder characterized by a pervasive preoccupation with orderliness, perfectionism, and interpersonal control, beginning by early adulthood at latest.
Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) may be evident by:
OCPD is different and distinct from obsessive-compulsive disorder, which is a type of anxiety disorder.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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