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What is histrionic personality disorder?

Histrionic (hysterical) personality disorder is part of the Cluster B group of personality disorders. This group is characterized by dramatic, erratic, and overly emotional behavior and thinking. People with this disorder are overly emotional, overly sensitive, and constantly seek and crave attention. They may be excessively concerned with their appearance and often sexualize relationships that are not sexual. They may engage in provocative behavior. They may pretend to be hypochondriacs and exaggerate physical problems in order to get attention. Their relationships are often fleeting and superficial.

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