Results for - Histrionic Personality Disorder

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Histrionic personality disorder is characterized by a long-standing pattern of attention seeking behavior and extreme emotionality. Someone with histrionic personality disorder wants to be the center of attention in any group of people, and feel uncomfortable when they are not. While often lively, interesting and sometimes dramatic, they have difficulty when people aren't focused exclusively on them. People with this disorder may be perceived as being shallow, and may engage in sexually seductive or provocative behavior to draw attention to themselves. It is more prevalent in females; about 1.8% of the population have HD. Have you heard of Histrionic Disorder before?

1. Histrionic personality disorder is characterized by a long-standing pattern of attention seeking behavior and extreme emotionality. Someone with histrionic personality disorder wants to be the center of attention in any group of people, and feel uncomfortable when they are not. While often lively, interesting and sometimes dramatic, they have difficulty when people aren't focused exclusively on them. People with this disorder may be perceived as being shallow, and may engage in sexually seductive or provocative behavior to draw attention to themselves. It is more prevalent in females; about 1.8% of the population have HD. Have you heard of Histrionic Disorder before?

Yes
18%
282 votes
Maybe or not sure
19%
295 votes
No
63%
964 votes

2. Do you know anyone who has been professionally diagnosed with HD?

I have been diagnosed with HD
3%
43 votes
I know at least one person that exhibits the symptomology of HD
15%
236 votes
Not sure
14%
218 votes
No
69%
1,060 votes

3. When thinking of HD and its symptoms, does it seem like it would be a challenge to be around someone like this?

Yes
39%
599 votes
Sometimes
18%
278 votes
Depends for how long or where
18%
273 votes
No, because they have some traits that I don't, so I wouldn't mind
4%
58 votes
No
25%
380 votes
09/17/2015 Health & Fitness 1541 22 By: ptajuggalette

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