How do you help someone with histrionic personality disorder?
Psychotherapy (a type of counseling) is generally the treatment of choice for histrionic personality disorder. The goal of treatment is to help the individual uncover the motivations and fears associated with his or her thoughts and behavior, and to help the person learn to relate to others in a more positive way.
How do people with histrionic personality disorder react emotionally?
People with histrionic personality disorder are prone to emotional overreaction in a wide variety of situations, and from the viewpoint of others they may seem constantly on edge. When they do react, it is usually from a self-centered perspective, and the needs of others are seldom their priority.
How do you deal with a histrionic friend?
If you are dealing with a histrionic person, the best thing to do is to not give them the attention they desire and to set healthy boundaries to protect yourself.