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Histrionic Personality Disorders

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    Histrionic Personality Disorder is the "drama queen" (or king). This type of person displays shallow, attention-seeking behavior and will go to great lengths to gain assurance and praise from others. This person also has a hard time maintaining a relationship with others. Who wants to befriend a person that has so much drama all of the time?

    Histrionic Personality Disorder Personality disorder characterized by a pattern of excessive emotionality and attention-seeking, including an excessive need for approval, usually beginning in early adulthood.