WHAT IS IT?
Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder: this is a condition characterized by preoccupation with order, perfectionism, and control. Patients perform behaviors that are ego-syntonic (consistent with their own beliefs) unlike the similar but distinct condition, obsessive-compulsive disorder.
WHY IS IT A PROBLEM?
Patients can have difficulty working with others due to their condition.
WHAT MAKES US SUSPECT IT?
Patients themselves will not think that their behavior is a problem (although those around them may complain that they are difficult to work with).
History Of Present Illness
Patients love to follow rules and becomes distraught when they can not follow rules.
Obsess over their work and fail to turn projects in on time as a result.
Distrust others to do work perfectly so they fail to delegate tasks.
Ego-syntonic behavior: patient actions are very much in line with the desires of the patient (patient does not want to change).
HOW DO WE TREAT IT?
Page Updated: 08.10.2016