Dependent personality disorder

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What is dependent personality disorder?

Dependent personality disorder is characterized by pervasive patterns of dependent, passive, and submissive behavior.

Common symptoms reported by people with dependent 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 for dependent personality disorder

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

(Abilify)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
11
Treatment name(s)
Type
Psychotherapy
How many have tried
10

Data from patients with dependent personality disorder, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with dependent personality disorder

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

(Abilify)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for dependent personality disorder (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with dependent personality disorder, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Who has dependent personality disorder on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 30 say dependent personality disorder is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 20
30s 41
40s 29
50s 15
60s 13
70+ 3
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 28
20-29 years 12
30-39 years 3
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 26
Female 95

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 49
Not Diagnosed 26

These charts show data from dependent personality disorder patients who have completed their condition history
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