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 can I help someone with HPD?
You can offer support to a loved one who has HPD by:Setting boundaries. Knowing when to distance yourself. Telling them you care for them. Encouraging them to evaluate their actions. Keeping calm when they become excited or act in dramatic ways. Communicating. Offering to go to couples counseling or family therapy.Nov 21, 2019
How does histrionic personality disorder affect relationships?
How Does Histrionic Personality Affect Relationships? HPD can make it hard for a person to control their emotions. An individual might lose patience easily or be very sensitive to criticism and rejection. They may have childlike tantrums or emotional breakdowns when things go wrong.