Histrionic Personality Disorder

Histrionic personality disorder (HPD) is a personality disorder which is characterized by excessive emotionality and attention-seeking, inappropriate seductiveness. It is usually begin in early adulthood and persists for a longer period of time. Individuals with Histrionic personality disorder are lively, enthusiastic, dramatic, and flirtatious.

Symptoms Histrionic personality disorder includes:

* Exhibitionist behavior
* Excessive dramatics with hyperactivity in emotions
* Excessive sensitivity regarding criticism
* Excessive disquiet regarding physical appearance.
* Intolerance regarding frustration
* Taking inappropriate decisions

Causes of Histrionic personality disorder:
Like all other personality disorders, the cause of Histrionic personality disorder is unknown. It is mostly evident in people with distracted families, childhood events like deaths in the immediate family, divorce of parents.

Diagnosis of Histrionic personality disorder:

Diagnosis of Histrionic personality disorder can not be done by any test, only sign and symptoms determine the person’s mental conditions. A patient’s appearance, behavior, history, psychological evaluation

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