schizotypal


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schizotypal

/schizo·ty·pal/ (skit″so-ti´p'l) exhibiting abnormalities in behavior and communication style similar to those of schizophrenia, but less severe. See under personality.
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F01-F09 Mental disorders due to clear physiological conditions F10-F19 Mental disorders due to substance abuse F20-F29 Schizophrenia, schizotypal, delusional, and other psychotic processes F30-F39 Mood disorders F40-F48 Anxiety, dissociative, stressor-related, and somatoform disorders F50-F59 Behavioral syndromes with physical factors F60-F69 Personality Disorder F70-F79 Intellectual disabilities F80-F89 Pervasive developmental disorders F90-F98 Disorders of childhood and adolescence F99-F99 Unspecified mental disorders
The North American approach pioneered by Meehl emphasizes a neurodevelopmental disorder in the framework of stress--diathesis model, where approximately 10% of schizotaxic individuals who are genetically susceptible may develop schizophrenia if they suffer environmental trauma but will only have schizotypal features if they are not traumatized (2,3,4).
Some time back psychiatrists established the "big six" group of personality disorders shared by dictators from Napoleon to Saddam Hussein - sadistic, paranoid, anti-social, narcissistic, schizoid and schizotypal.
For example, people with schizotypal personality disorder do not want friends.
Whilst the occult beliefs of such individuals can merit at least in psychiatric circles a diagnosis of schizotypal personality, many of these individuals appear to be well-organized and structured, so as not to be of much clinical concern (Goulding, 2004).
Of the latter group, some might convert to schizophrenia or psychosis, and some might develop schizotypal disorders.
In adults, studies have shown chronic marijuana use induces psychosis, schizotypal traits, amotivational syndrome, anxiety, sad moods, dependence and permanent learning issues.
Cluster A, which incorporates a cognitive dimension (Paris 2003), includes paranoid, schizoid, and schizotypal disorders.
Approximately 40 per cent of these patients suffered from schizophrenia, schizotypal and delusional disorders while 20 per cent each either had mood disorders or mental and behavioural disorders due to psychoactive substance use.
Effects of environmental enrichment at 3-5 years on schizotypal personality and antisocial behavior at ages 17 and 23 years.
Psychiatrists concluded he was suffering from a disorder called schizotypal and that he was fit to stand trial.
They explain the conceptual and empirical background on the model, including its history and universality, construct validation, childhood antecedents of personality disorder, and existing research; specific patient populations with borderline personality disorder, psychopathy, narcissism, schizotypal personality disorder, dependent personality disorder, depressive personality disorder, alexithymia, and intellectual disabilities; assessment (a new section); and illustrations of clinical applications, such as to martial and family counseling and dialectical behavior therapy.