Personality Disorders Essay
Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder Obsessive compulsive personality disorder (OCD) falls in the DSM IV_TR classifications of Cluster C meaning anxious or fearful disorders (Nolen-Hoeksema, 2011). People with this disorder are constantly anxious or in fear and their behaviors are intended to ward off those fears. In addition, people with OCD have patterns of distorted thoughts (obsessions) and behaviors (compulsions). Some of the characteristics of OCD include pre-occupation with control, order, rigid behavior, inflexible, emotional blocked, perfectionism, and become highly anxious with changes in routines (Nolen-Hoeksema, 2011). People are with this disorder are identified as always on time, workaholics, rigid routines, perfectionist and they will take long times to produce a perfect paper no matter how long it takes ( making them less productive in their job performance).
U-Tube Video Review OCD According to a U-Tube video presentation by Koritzis, (2007) one of the most common symptoms of OCD is fear of contamination with germs, (Koritzis, 2007). The film interviews a woman with OCD, who fears on contamination, have led