Dear friends, Please read our latest blog post for an important announcement about the website. ❤, The Socratic Team

Whats the difference between Schizoid, Schizoaffective, Schizotypal and schizophrenia?

1 Answer
Write your answer here...
Start with a one sentence answer
Then teach the underlying concepts
Don't copy without citing sources
preview
?

Answer

Write a one sentence answer...

Answer:

Explanation

Explain in detail...

Explanation:

I want someone to double check my answer

Describe your changes (optional) 200

7
Angie Share
Dec 3, 2016

Answer:

See below :)

Explanation:

Schizoid: Describing a person with a personality disorder where someone avoids social contact in general.

Schizoaffective disorder: A person who has schizophrenia along with a different disorder, such as depression or being bipolar.

Schizotypal: Usually does not understand social patterns/behaviors, are paranoid, and sometimes have anxiety.

Schizophrenia: A disorder associated with symptoms of general psychotic behavior, reduced cognitive functioning, and other symptoms. ( more here: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/schizophrenia/index.shtml)

Was this helpful? Let the contributor know!
1500