Expressively Disciplined (e.g., maintains a regulated, highly
structured and strictly-organized life; perfectionism interferes with decision-making and
(F) Interpersonally Respectful (e.g., exhibits unusual adherence to
social conventions and proprieties, as well as being scrupulous and overconscientious
about matters of morality and ethics; prefers polite, formal and correct personal
relationships, usually insisting that subordinates adhere to personally established rules
Cognitive Style (e.g., constructs world in terms of rules,
regulations, schedules and hierarchies; is rigid, stubborn, and indecisive and notably
upset by unfamiliar or novel ideas and customs).
Self-Image (e.g., sees self as devoted to work,
industrious, reliable, meticulous and efficient, largely to the exclusion of leisure
activities; fearful of error or misjudgment and, hence overvalues aspects of self that
exhibit discipline, perfection, prudence and loyalty).
Object-Relations (e.g., only those internalized representations,
with their associated inner affects and attitudes that can be socially approved, are
allowed conscious awareness or behavioral expression; as a result, actions and memories
are highly regulated, forbidden impulses sequestered and tightly bound, personal and
social conflicts defensively denied, kept from awareness, maintained under stringent
(F) Reaction Formation
Regulatory Mechanism (e.g., repeatedly presents positive
thoughts and socially commendable behaviors that are diametrically opposite one's deeper
contrary and forbidden feelings; displays reasonableness and maturity when faced with
circumstances that evoke anger or dismay in others).
Morphologic Organization (e.g., morphologic structures are
rigidly organized in a tightly consolidated system that is clearly partitioned into
numerous, distinct and segregated constellations of drive, memory, and cognition, with few
open channels to permit interplay among these components).
Mood-Temperament (e.g., is unrelaxed, tense, joyless and grim;
restrains warm feelings and keeps most emotions under tight control).