New diagnostic perspectives on obsessive-compulsive personality disorder and its links with other conditions

  title={New diagnostic perspectives on obsessive-compulsive personality disorder and its links with other conditions},
  author={Vladan Starcevic and Vlasios Brakoulias},
  journal={Current Opinion in Psychiatry},
Purpose of review This review examines the conceptualization of obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD), its epidemiology and efforts to better understand the relationships between OCPD and other conditions. Recent findings The alternative Fifth Edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders conceptualization of OCPD is radically different in that it combines categorical and dimensional diagnostic approaches and introduces a hierarchy of diagnostic criteria. OCPD… 

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