Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder

Obsessive-Compulsive Personality DisorderA person diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive personality disorder has a pervasive pattern of preoccupation with orderliness, perfectionism, and mental and interp-ersonal control, at the expense of flexibility, openness, and efficiency,beginning by early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts.

People with obsessive-compulsive personality disorder will have a majority of the following symptoms:

  • occupied with rules, details, lists, order, organization and schedules to the extent that the main point of the whole thing is lost
  • are perfectionists, cannot complete a task if their standards are not met.
  • over-working to the extent that they have no time for friendships and leisure.
  • inflexible and stubborn.
  • unable to discard objects with no sentimental value.
  • refuse to work with others unless they completely follow their ideas.
  • stingy, for they believe that money should be saved for future misfortunes.