Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Histrionic Personality Disorder Symptoms

Symptoms of histrionic personality disorder include:

  • Severe mood swings
  • Excessive emotional response to situations
  • Excessive need for acceptance
  • Dramatic behavior
  • Seductive behavior
  • Sexually provocative behavior
  • Lack of coping skills to deal with stress
  • Inability to adapt to difficult social situations
  • Difficulty with interpersonal relationships

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Last Updated: Apr 28, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Histrionic Personality Disorder References
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  2. Horowitz MJ. Psychotherapy for histrionic personality disorder. J Psychother Pract Res. 1997 Spring;6(2):93-104. [9071660]
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