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8 Traits of the “Superficial Personality Disorder” (AKA histrionic PD)

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Histrionic personality disorder (HPD) is termed by clinical psychologist and MedCircle expert Dr. Ramani Durvasula as “superficial personality disorder” or “a seduction disorder.”

These are the 8 traits of histrionic personality disorder (HPD) according to clinical psychologist and MedCircle expert Dr Ramani Durvasula.

00:00 Intro
00:29 Borderline personality disorder vs histrionic
03:48 1. Uncomfortable when not the center of attention
04:47 2. Sexually seductive behavior & conversation
07:11 3. Shifting shallow emotions
08:35 4. Uses appearance to draw attention
10:03 5. Impressionistic and vague speech
13:55 6. Dramatic or exaggerated emotions
16:39 7. Suggestible (easily influenced)
18:54 8. Overestimation of intimacy
24:00 At what age do people get diagnosed?
25:00 HPD in men vs women
27:20 Co-occurring disorders

Histrionic personality disorder (HPD) is a cluster B personality disorder along with antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) borderline personality disorder (BPD) and narcissistic personality disorder (NPD). There is a lot of overlap, but this video will show you the key differences in traits. Depression and anxiety can also co-occur; discover the signs in this interview with Dr. Ramani.

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