a personality disorder of long standing wherein ambivalence toward the self and other people is shown by such manners as dawdling, intentional inefficiency, stubbornness, procrastination, forgetting when someone is supposed to be somewhere or forgetting where one puts imperative things.

PASSIVE-AGGRESSIVE PERSONALITY DISORDER: "Passive-aggressive personality disorder has been modified in the DSM manuals over the years since it's discovery in the time of World War II."
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