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Histrionic Personality Disorder



October 2010

Teen Histrionic Personality Disorder

by Staff, on at risk youth, Histrionic Personality Disorder, HPD, HPD treatment, teen disorder, Teen Histrionic Personality Disorder, Teen HPD, teen personality disorder

HPD or Histrionic Personality Disorder falls under the group of Dramatic Personality Disorders. Like most personality disorders, people with HPD have distorted image of themselves, very unstable emotions and intense fears. HPD causes a teen to disregard his won feeling of self-worth and sole depends on others for praise and approval. HPD causes teens and adults to seek to be approved from others and to be noticed and recognized, and…