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Hyperesthetic Anesthetic Depressive Hypomanic

Anesthetic Personality Disorder

The Anesthetic Personality results from desiring, needing, and delighting in power; and from fearing, and being distressed by, weakness.


  1. Cutting, active coldness
  2. Passive insensitivity
  3. Canalization of interest into well-defined autistic directions
  4. Indifference, or unshakable equilibrium
  5. Indolent instability or active caprice
  6. Tenacity: steely energy, stubborn wilfulness, pedantry, fanaticism, logical systematism in thought and action

I've lost the source of this text. I believe that the author is Theodore Millon summarizing Kretschmer.

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