'Sleeping with the Enemy' (1991). Martin Burney as an example of Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder?

Analysis with the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5)
by William Bell

Publisher: GRIN Publishing

Publication Date: November 17, 2016

ISBN: 9783668242708

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Abstract from the year 2016 in the subject Psychology - Clinic and Health Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, grade: 99.00/100.00, California State University, East Bay (CSUB), course: Abnormal Pshchology 315, language: English, abstract: This paper uses the 'Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition' (DSM-5) to analyze a movie character, Martin Burney from the 1991film 'Sleeping With the Enemy'. Martin Burney's behavior and personality are scrutinized using diagnostic criteria written by the American Psychiatric Association (APA). In the paper, Martin Burney is diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD). This paper is an effort to apply skills and terminology learned in 'Psychology 315-Abnormal Psychology' at California State University Bakersfield-Antelope Valley campus during the spring quarter of 2016.