Schizotypal Personality Disorder
|Frontal Lobe of the Brain|
|Although the cause of personality disorders is not clear, it is believed that the frontal lobe is where personality and impulses arise.|
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- Detachment from social relationships and difficulty forming relationships
- Limited range of emotional expression
- Odd or eccentric speech, dress, and grooming
- Unusual style of communication
- Illusions and alterations in perception
- "Magical" thinking
- Peculiar, outlandish, or paranoid ideas or beliefs
- Social anxiety
- Talking to self
Mental Health America http://www.nmha.org
National Institute of Mental Health http://www.nimh.nih.gov
Canadian Mental Health Association http://www.cmha.ca
Canadian Psychiatric Association http://www.cpa-apc.org
Personality disorders. Mental Health America website. Available at: http://www.nmha.org/index.cfm?objectId=C7DF8E96-1372-4D20-C87D9CD4FB6BE82F. Accessed July 22, 2013.
Schizotypal personality disorder. DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php. Updated December 15, 2011. Accessed July 22, 2013.
- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 05/2014 -
- Update Date: 05/23/2014 -
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