Dependent Personality Disorder
"Dependent Personality Disorder" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A personality disorder characterized by a pervasive and excessive need to be taken care of that leads to submissive and clinging behavior and fears of separation, beginning by early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts. (From DSM-IV, 1994)
|Dependent Personality Disorder
- Dependent Personality Disorder
- Personality Disorder, Dependent
- Dependent Personality Disorders
- Disorder, Dependent Personality
- Passive-Dependent Personality
- Passive Dependent Personality
- Personality, Passive-Dependent
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