Dependent Personality Disorder: A review Based on Mental Health Literacy Perspective
Keywords:Dependency, dependent personality disorder, mental health literacy, mental health, personality
The current study focuses on Dependent Personality Disorder in the context of Mental Health Literacy. Mental Health Literacy involves being able to identify particular disorders, knowing how to seek mental health information, understanding risk factors and causes, self-treatment, and professional support. A dependent personality disorder is defined as a pattern of submissive and clinging behavior related to an excessive need to be taken care of. The study explores the concept, and component of Mental Health Literacy. As well as explore the concept of classification & criteria, epidemiology, etiology including genetic, psychoanalytic, cognitive, and behavioral, and about various treatment techniques. The study concluded with the importance of gaining knowledge about Dependent Personality Disorder and Mental Health Literacy and the implication and limitation of this study.
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