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Histrionic Personality Disorder – Symptoms


  • person has a need for a great deal of attention
  • Difficulty coping with failure or loss
  • Manipulative
  • Don’t see their own situations clearly and over-dramatize them
  • Get bored very easily, so they may often change jobs
  • Reacting to frustration by withdrawing instead of facing the problem
  • Crave novelty and excitement
  • Have a high risk of depression
  • Exhibitionists
  • Constantly seeking approval/reassurance
  • Sensitive to criticism and disapproval
  • Very proud of their own personality; unwilling to change
  • Uses somatic symptoms for attention
  • Needs to be center of attention
  • Low tolerance for frustration or delayed gratification
  • Rapidly changing emotional state, which appears superficial or exaggerated to others
  • Have a tendency to believe relationships are more intimate than they really are
  • Often make rash decisions
  • Blame their failures/disappointments on others
  • They are easily influenced by others.
  • May be seen as shallow, overly dramatic and overly emotional by others

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