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Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder Research

(Also Known As: Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder Research, Ocpd Research, Anankastic Personality Disorder Research, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Research, OCD Research, Compulsion Research, Obsession Research)

(Reviewed by: Paul Peterson, Licensed Therapist)

Current Research on Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder

Recent Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder Research revealed that Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder could be treated using psychological intervention. In a random control trial of 81 patients suffering from Cluster C personality disorders, 70% showed major improvements in the areas of distress and social functioning after undergoing 2 varieties of dynamic psychotherapy. There were major gains after a follow up study was conducted eighteen months later.4

In another uncontrolled study involving 38 patients suffering from Avoidant and Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder, the participants involved in the study showed considerable improvement in the areas of distress, interpersonal problems, and personality functioning. A recent randomized controlled study, meanwhile, showed the effectiveness of brief psychodynamic therapy in treating the symptoms of OCPD as well as in the areas of personality functioning and interpersonal problems.

Likewise, in a study focusing on functional impairment in patients with various personality disorders, it was revealed that impairment at work was more associated with Schizotypal and Borderline Personality Disorders rather than in Obsessive Compulsive and avoidant personality disorders. It was likewise revealed that 90% of patients suffering from Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder demonstrated difficulty in at least one area.

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Related Conditions

Antisocial Personality Disorder – Disregard of the Rights of Others, Lack of Empathy, Manipulation, Deception
Avoidant Personality Disorder – Pervasive Social Inhibition, Extreme Sensitivity Towards Negative Criticisms, Fear of Rejection
Borderline Personality Disorder – Variability of Moods, Anxiety, Split Personality, Unstable Interpersonal Relationships, Distorted Self Image
Dependent Personality Disorder – Pervasive Psychological Dependence on Others, Dependent, Anxiety, Depression, Excessive Need for Others in Order to Become Functional
Narcissistic Personality Disorder – Grandiosity, Self Admiration, Lack of Empathy, Obsession in Oneself, Self-Centeredness
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – Intrusive Thoughts, Excessive Dread That Something Negative Will Happen, Irrational Behavior, Repetitive Acts
Paranoid Personality Disorder – Long Standing Suspiciousness, Paranoia, Maladaptive Behavior, Irrational Thinking
Schizotypal Personality Disorder – Need for Social Isolation, Fear of Humiliation, Odd Behavior, Unconventional Beliefs