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Dependent Personality Disorder MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Dependent Personality Disorder
Tree Number(s)
F03.675.200
Unique ID
D003859
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003859
Scope Note
A personality disorder characterized by a pervasive and excessive need to be taken care of that leads to submissive and clinging behavior and fears of separation, beginning by early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts. (From DSM-IV, 1994)
Entry Version
DEPENDENT PERSONALITY DIS
Entry Term(s)
Passive-Dependent Personality
Personality Disorder, Dependent
NLM Classification #
WM 190.5.D3
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under PERSONALITY DISORDERS 1981-90; was PASSIVE-DEPENDENT PERSONALITY see under PERSONALITY DISORDERS 1975-80
Online Note
use DEPENDENT PERSONALITY DISORDER to search PASSIVE-DEPENDENT PERSONALITY 1975-80
History Note
91(81); was see under PERSONALITY DISORDERS 1981-90; was PASSIVE-DEPENDENT PERSONALITY see under PERSONALITY DISORDERS 1975-80
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
1999/11/03
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