AbnormalPersonality Disorders

Bob Wiley: The Man with Dependent Personality Disorder

In this clip from What About Bob?, Bob Wiley sees Dr. Leo Marvin, a psychiatrist, because he is unable to make any decisions, among many other issues.

Bob seeks Dr. Marvin out and disrupts a Marvin family vacation by joining them in New Hampshire.

Does Bob exhibit signs of dependent personality disorder? What features of the disorder, according to the DSM, were not shown in this clip?

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