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  • n. A continuum of personality characteristics and experiences related to psychosis and specifically schizophrenia.


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  • Essen-Moller (289) introduced the term schizoidia (used here), and Meehl (662) introduced the term schizotypy to characterize these behaviors.

    The Neuropsychiatric Guide to Modern Everyday Psychiatry

  • Intriguingly, prior research has shown a similar inability to deactivate the default network among those with working memory deficits, as well as schizophrenic individuals and their relatives who are more likely to have schizotypy.

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  • Healthy schizotypy in a population of paranormal believers and experients.


  • People who score highly on measures of schizotypy show greater right hemisphere activation, and are branded 'weird', 'odd', 'quirky' and 'awkward' by a clumsy write-up.

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  • If Whybrow and Gartner are right, therefore, might Americans be more likely to show traits of psychosis and schizotypy as well?

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  • All people with schizophrenia share a personality organization known as schizotypy.

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  • While I was doing all sorts of fancy mediation analyses to see how schizotypy, creativity, and mating success were linked, one striking direct path to mating success stood out to me: low agreeableness; the lower the agreeableness, the more sexual partners.

    Psychology Today

  • Their associations with self-rated schizotypy (SPQ), vigilance, verbal, spatial working memory and antisaccade eye performance were tested with regressions in a representative population of 2,243 young male military conscripts.

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  • SNP4 was associated with negative schizotypy (higher SPQ negative factor for common T allele, p = 0.009; p = 0.031 for differences across genotypes) and a similar trend was seen also for common A allele of SNP18 (p = 0.039 for allele-load model; but p = 0.12 for genotype differences).

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  • We aimed to study associations of common RGS4 variants with prefrontal dependent cognitive performance and schizotypy endophenotypes at the population level.

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