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schizotypal personality disorder

 

Definition:

  1. an enduring and pervasive pattern of behavior in adulthood characterized by discomfort with and reduced capacity for close relationships, cognitive or perceptual distortions, and eccentric behavior.
  2. a DSM diagnosis that is established when the specified criteria are met.

Synonym(s): schizotypal personality

Further information

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