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PERSONALITY. An abstract of personal; as, the action is in the personalty, that is, it is brought against a person for a personal duty which he owes. It also signifies what belongs to the person; as, personal property.

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(2007) proposed that achievement-related traits (e.g., Type A personality, obsessive-compulsive personality, and need for achievement) can predispose individuals to become more addicted to working.
Childhood obsessive-compulsive personality traits in adult women with eating disorders: Defining a broader eating disorder phenotype.
The relation between obsessive-compulsive personality traits and subtypes of compulsive behavior.
School consultation and the management of the obsessive-compulsive personality in the classroom.
A major clue lies in the obsessive-compulsive personality type.
Patients with the diagnosis of obsessive-compulsive personality disorder tend to manifest the following characteristics (See DSM-IV criteria, APA, 1994; Jenicke, 1983; Pollack.
It became apparent that obsessive-compulsive personality traits contribute significantly to problems of school failure.
The proportion of dependent and passive-aggressive personality disorders was 4.8% and 3.7%, respectively In addition, the prevalence rate of any cluster C personality disorder avoidant, passive-aggressive and obsessive-compulsive personality disorders were significantly greater in the POPD group than that in the control pregnant women without PD (Table 2).
It highlights difficulties in the differential diagnosis between OCD and Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD; Abramowitz, Wheaton, & Storch, 2008) and the greater tendency towards perfectionism and excessive self-imposed responsibility in people with OCD (e.g., OCCWG, 2005).
They cover its theory, research, and general clinical methods, then clinical applications to specific personality disorders (such as avoidant personality disorder, obsessive-compulsive personality disorder, passive-aggressive personality disorder, and borderline personality disorder) and comorbidity and clinical management.

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