hysterical personality

noun

Medical Definition of hysterical personality

: a personality characterized by superficiality, egocentricity, vanity, dependence, and manipulativeness, by dramatic, reactive, and intensely expressed emotional behavior, and often by disturbed interpersonal relationships

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“Hysterical personality.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hysterical%20personality. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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