1. Individuals with OCPD may be rigid and stubborn, insisting that others do things according to their strict standards. They may exhibit these behaviors at the expense of flexibility, openess, and efficiency.OCPD is often mistaken for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
While both disorders can co-exist (and have similar names), they are quite distinct.OCPD is one of several personality disorders listed in the DSM-5.
A personality disorder is characterized by rigid and unhealthy patterns of thinking, functioning, and behaving. A person with a personality disorder has trouble perceiving and relating to situations and people.