When making decisions, people often seek guidance or advice from people in their lives. However, when someone becomes overly dependent on the input and reassurance of other people and has difficulty making everyday decisions on their own, they may have dependent personality disorder.

Could you be one the 2.5 percent of people with a dependent personality disorder? Take a self-assessment if you think you or someone you know exhibits symptoms of dependent personality disorder.

Assessing Your Risk of Dependent Personality Disorder

While they cannot serve as an official diagnosis, these self-assessments can evaluate the likelihood that you have a mental health disorder. These evaluations can help you better understand your symptoms so you can find treatment if necessary.