schizotypal personality

schizotypal personality

[skit-suh-tahy-puhl]
noun
a personality disorder characterized by a group of symptoms similar to but less severe than schizophrenia, as odd behavior, peculiar thinking, and social isolation.

Origin:
1960–65; schizo(phrenia) + -type + -al1

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