What is it?

Schizotypal personality disorder is a personality disorder characterized by lack of close relationships, avoidance and anxiety from social situations. Also,people who have it are sometimes described as weird, eccentric and hold peculiar beliefs. Also, they may not be able to understand social cues correctly.

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Signs & symptoms

Symptoms may include enjoying being alone, having flat emotions or inappropriate emotional responses, excessive social anxiety, incorrect interpretation of events, eccentric thinking, paranoid thoughts, constans doubt of others loyalty to them, belief in special powers, unusual perception, dressing and speaking in peculiar ways.


Schizotypal personality disorder is diagnosed by interviews with a mental health professional, usually in early adulthood.


Treatment may include a combination of psychotherapy (cognitive behavioral therapy, supportive and family therapy) and medication.

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