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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Dependent Personality Disorder By: Christian Cabrera Also known as DPD -Symptom 1 -Symptom 2 -Symptom 3 Urgently seeks another relationship as a source of care and support when a close relationship ends Has difficulty making everyday decisions without an excessive amount of advice and reassurance from others Has difficulty expressing disagreement with others because of fear of loss of support or approval Dependent personality disorder is a long-standing need for the person to be taken care of and a fear of being abandoned by important individualsin his or her life. This makes person to have dependent and submissive behaviors that are designed to elicit care-giving behaviors in others. The dependent behavior may be see as being clingy to others, because the person fears they cant livetheir lives without the dependancy on others Treatment: Treatment of dependent personality disorder typically involves long-term psychotherapy with a therapistthat has experience in treating this kind of personalitydisorder. Medications may also be prescribed to help with symptoms. -It is most commonly diagnosed personality disorder, DPD is found in about 14% of people who have personality disorders andabout 2.5% of the general population. Mostly affects older adolescences -If not treated, can cause long term dependency even until senior age. 1. There a 5 different therapies you can utilies for DPD 2. Anti-depressants and anti-anxietyprescriptions are the main medication used 3. Most people with this disorder don't seek treatment
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