SCHIZOTYPY

Form of character organization identified by milder types of beneficial symptoms of schizophrenia as well as harmful symptoms like anhedonia. Schizotypy is analyzed in people and their close relatives as an indicator of or tendency for the later incidence of schizophrenia.

SCHIZOTYPY: "Later advocates of the quasi-dimensional view of schizotypy are S. Rado and P.E. Meehl, according to both of whom schizotypal symptoms merely represent less explicitly expressed manifestations of the underlying disease process which is schizophrenia."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SCHIZOTYPY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/schizotypy/ (accessed September 25, 2021).
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