Histrionic Personality Disorder
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What is Histrionic PD?
Diagnostic criteria of histrionic personality disorder
A pervasive pattern of excessive emotionality and attention-seeking, beginning by early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts, as indicated by five (or more) of the following:
Uncomfortable when not the center of attention
Seductive or provocative behavior
Shifting and shallow emotions
Uses appearance to draw attention
Impressionistic and vague speech
Dramatic or exaggerated emotions
Suggestible (easily influenced by others)
Considers relationships more intimate than they are
*Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth edition.