Obsessive-compulsive Personality Disorder
People with personality traits, like being a perfectionist or rigidly controlling, may not have OCD, but may have obsessive-compulsive personality disorder. In this illness, the patient may spend excessive amounts of energy on details and lose perspective about the overall goals of a task or job. They become compulsively involved with performing the details but disregard larger goals.
Like obsessive-compulsive disorder, obsessive-compulsive personality disorder can be time-consuming. The compulsive personality may be able to function successfully in a work environment but may make everyone else miserable by demanding excessive standards of perfection.
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