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A 47-year-old secretary has lost her job because, due to her perfectionism...

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asked May 4, 2014 in Psychiatry by Rajesh Bahara

A 47-year-old secretary has lost her job because, due to her per- fectionism and excessive attention to trivial details, she could never finish an assignment on time. She writes innumerable lists of things to be done and follows rules scrupulously. She consistently annoys friends and family members with her lack of flexibility and her pedantic remarks. Her diagnosis is likely to be

a. Obsessive-compulsive disorder

b. Paranoid personality disorder

c. Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder

d. Narcissistic personality disorder

e. Passive-aggressive personality disorder

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c. Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder

Explanation:
- OCD exhibts: preoccupation with perfection, orderliness, and control
answered May 4, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara
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