histrionic personality disorder

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histrionic personality disorder (uncountable)

  1. (psychology) A personality disorder characterized largely by exaggerated emotions, and inappropriate attention seeking and seductive behavior typically caused by undue amounts of trauma and related stress during childhood.
    Patients with histrionic personality disorder are sometimes accused of being attention whores.

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