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Mental Health

This Dependent Personality Disorder Test can help determine whether you might have the symptoms of Dependent Personality Disorder (DPD).


Instructions: Please, read the statements listed below. Answer to each item that you believe accurately describes your condition

1. It’s difficult for me to make everyday decisions without advice and reassurance from others

2. I rely on my close ones for the responsibility of important things of my life

3. If I don’t agree with others I find it difficult to express my disagreement openly, because I fear that I would lose their support on important issues

4. I feel comfortable taking the initiative

5. I try to avoid doing something on my own without support from others

6. Even if it’s unpleasant, I do what my close ones want me to do because I need to keep important bonds in my life

7. I’m not able to care for myself

8. I can’t stand being along

9. If my close relationship ends, I would be desperate to replace it, because it’s essential to me to have a source of care and support

10. I’m preoccupied with fears of being left to take care of myself

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The Dependent Personality Disorder Test is based on the diagnostic criteria of DPD.
Use the test’s results to decide if you need to see a doctor or other mental health professional to further discuss diagnosis and treatment of Dependent Personality Disorder.
Many individuals who have dependent personality disorder may also suffer from an additional mental disorder, most commonly Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Social Phobia and Depression