Obsessive compulsive personality disorder

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What is obsessive compulsive personality disorder?

Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder is characterized by strict conformity to rules, moral codes and excessive orderliness that can result in expectations of perfectionism, excessive devotion to work, rigidity, stubbornness and anxiety.

Common symptoms reported by people with obsessive compulsive personality disorder

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with obsessive compulsive personality disorder

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Remeron)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
depressed mood (3) anxious mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
anxious mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Talk therapy)
Type
Psychotherapy
How many have tried
2
Treatment name(s)

(Risperdal)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Treatment name(s)

(Chinese acupuncture and aravedic herbs)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Tenormin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lexotanil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Celebrex)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with obsessive compulsive personality disorder, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with obsessive compulsive personality disorder

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Remeron)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (3 evaluations)
Side effects
irritability
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
depressed mood (3) anxious mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Talk therapy)
Perceived effectiveness
for obsessive compulsive personality disorder (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)

(Risperdal)
Perceived effectiveness
for obsessive compulsive personality disorder (2 evaluations)
Side effects
agitation with irritability agitation with restlessness 1 more
Total evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)

(Chinese acupuncture and aravedic herbs)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Tenormin)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
fatigue
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lexotanil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Perceived effectiveness
for obsessive compulsive personality disorder (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Celebrex)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with obsessive compulsive personality disorder, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has obsessive compulsive personality disorder on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 23
30s 29
40s 42
50s 19
60s 8
70+ 3
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 49
20-29 years 8
30-39 years 5
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 30
Female 95

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 69
Not Diagnosed 20

These charts show data from OCPD patients who have completed their condition history
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