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Dependent personality disorder

MedGen UID:
4225
Concept ID:
C0011548
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
Synonyms: Dependent Personality Disorder; Dependent Personality Disorders; Disorder, Dependent Personality; Passive Dependent Personality; Passive-Dependent Personality; Personality Disorder, Dependent; Personality, Passive-Dependent
SNOMED CT: Dependent personality disorder (84466009)
 
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0001157

Definition

A disorder characterized by an enduring pattern of an extreme need to be taken care of together with fear of separation that lead the individual to urgently seek out and submit to another person and allow that person to make decisions that impact all areas of the individual''s life. [from NCI]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVDependent personality disorder

Professional guidelines

PubMed

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Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Gillespie NA, Aggen SH, Neale MC, Knudsen GP, Krueger RF, South SC, Czajkowski N, Nesvåg R, Ystrom E, Kendler KS, Reichborn-Kjennerud T
Addiction 2018 Aug;113(8):1488-1498. Epub 2018 Apr 13 doi: 10.1111/add.14209. PMID: 29500852Free PMC Article
Kane FA, Bornstein RF
J Clin Psychol 2018 Jun;74(6):867-882. Epub 2017 Oct 17 doi: 10.1002/jclp.22550. PMID: 29044519
Mroczkowski MM, Goes FS, Riddle MA, Grados MA, Bienvenu OJ, Greenberg BD, Fyer AJ, McCracken JT, Rauch SL, Murphy DL, Knowles JA, Piacentini J, Cullen B, Rasmussen SA, Pauls DL, Nestadt G, Samuels J
Personal Ment Health 2016 Feb;10(1):22-8. Epub 2015 Nov 5 doi: 10.1002/pmh.1321. PMID: 26542617
Bornstein RF
J Clin Psychol 2012 Jul;68(7):766-81. Epub 2012 May 23 doi: 10.1002/jclp.21870. PMID: 22623345
Loas G, Cormier J, Perez-Diaz F
Psychiatry Res 2011 Jan 30;185(1-2):167-70. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2009.06.011. PMID: 20537714

Diagnosis

Disney KL
Clin Psychol Rev 2013 Dec;33(8):1184-96. Epub 2013 Oct 8 doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2013.10.001. PMID: 24185092
Loas G, Cormier J, Perez-Diaz F
Psychiatry Res 2011 Jan 30;185(1-2):167-70. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2009.06.011. PMID: 20537714
Bornstein RF, Becker-Matero N, Winarick DJ, Reichman AL
J Pers Disord 2010 Feb;24(1):109-27. doi: 10.1521/pedi.2010.24.1.109. PMID: 20205501
Chen Y, Nettles ME, Chen SW
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Bornstein RF
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Therapy

Tyrer P, Wang D, Tyrer H, Crawford M, Loebenberg G, Cooper S, Barrett B, Sanatinia R
Personal Ment Health 2021 Feb;15(1):72-86. Epub 2020 Sep 28 doi: 10.1002/pmh.1496. PMID: 32985777
Gonzalez-Martinez A, Rodríguez Vázquez E, de la Red Gallego H, García-Azorín D, Gallego de La Sacristana M, Guerrero Peral ÁL, Gago-Veiga AB
Headache 2020 Jan;60(1):153-161. Epub 2019 Nov 6 doi: 10.1111/head.13693. PMID: 31691958
Tyrer H, Tyrer P, Barrett B
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Prognosis

Maccaferri GE, Dunker-Scheuner D, De Roten Y, Despland JN, Sachse R, Kramer U
Psychiatry 2020 Summer;83(2):179-194. Epub 2019 Oct 15 doi: 10.1080/00332747.2019.1675376. PMID: 31614097
Gillespie NA, Aggen SH, Neale MC, Knudsen GP, Krueger RF, South SC, Czajkowski N, Nesvåg R, Ystrom E, Kendler KS, Reichborn-Kjennerud T
Addiction 2018 Aug;113(8):1488-1498. Epub 2018 Apr 13 doi: 10.1111/add.14209. PMID: 29500852Free PMC Article
Loas G, Baelde O, Verrier A
Psychiatry Res 2015 Feb 28;225(3):484-8. Epub 2014 Dec 9 doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2014.11.062. PMID: 25529260
Loas G, Cormier J, Perez-Diaz F
Psychiatry Res 2011 Jan 30;185(1-2):167-70. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2009.06.011. PMID: 20537714
Reed JL
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Clinical prediction guides

Maccaferri GE, Dunker-Scheuner D, De Roten Y, Despland JN, Sachse R, Kramer U
Psychiatry 2020 Summer;83(2):179-194. Epub 2019 Oct 15 doi: 10.1080/00332747.2019.1675376. PMID: 31614097
Mroczkowski MM, Goes FS, Riddle MA, Grados MA, Bienvenu OJ, Greenberg BD, Fyer AJ, McCracken JT, Rauch SL, Murphy DL, Knowles JA, Piacentini J, Cullen B, Rasmussen SA, Pauls DL, Nestadt G, Samuels J
Personal Ment Health 2016 Feb;10(1):22-8. Epub 2015 Nov 5 doi: 10.1002/pmh.1321. PMID: 26542617
Loas G, Cormier J, Perez-Diaz F
Psychiatry Res 2011 Jan 30;185(1-2):167-70. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2009.06.011. PMID: 20537714
Bornstein RF, Becker-Matero N, Winarick DJ, Reichman AL
J Pers Disord 2010 Feb;24(1):109-27. doi: 10.1521/pedi.2010.24.1.109. PMID: 20205501
Bornstein RF
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Recent systematic reviews

Volkert J, Gablonski TC, Rabung S
Br J Psychiatry 2018 Dec;213(6):709-715. Epub 2018 Sep 28 doi: 10.1192/bjp.2018.202. PMID: 30261937
Bornstein RF, Becker-Matero N, Winarick DJ, Reichman AL
J Pers Disord 2010 Feb;24(1):109-27. doi: 10.1521/pedi.2010.24.1.109. PMID: 20205501

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