schizoid personality disorder

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schizoid personality disorder

n.
A personality disorder characterized by indifference to forming relationships with others, reclusiveness, and a cold, detached affect.
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"It's really more of an attempt by us to examine a schizoid personality, and how that is preferred for astronauts in space travel because you don't have to connect emotionally," Gray said.
At Fields' state trial, a psychologist who reviewed thousands of pages of his school and mental-health records testified that Fields was found to be suffering from bipolar disorder and schizoid personality disorder as a child.
The district court noted that Ross lacked remorse but did not address his counsel's arguments that his mental health issues, such as schizoid personality disorder, adjustment disorder and an unspecified neurodevelopmental disorder, caused him to appear to lack remorse.
Azmat Asghar highlighted schizoid personality disorder in his work.
Regarding the specific comorbidity between MDD and schizoid personality disorder (Sch-PD), a prediction interval of .00 to .42 was found (p<001) (Friborg et al., 2014).
Schizoid personality traits were seen in 16.67% subjects of MDP mania, and in 50% subjects of Schizophrenia.
Reading from a psychological report he said the killer has a schizoid personality, cognitive difficulties and an emotional disconnection from the social world around him.
While there are many more mental illnesses, the authors are limiting this discussion to four disorders: schizoid personality disorder, schizotypal personality disorder, paranoid personality disorder, and schizophrenia.
The first medically attested psychopathological manifestations occurred around the age of 28: the patient was diagnosed initially with schizoid personality disorder, because he met the specific diagnostic criteria and he had a satisfactory professional functionality, while exhibiting social withdrawal, avoiding solid inter-human relationships and communication (also encouraged by the nature of his meteorological profession).
He did display some traits of schizoid personality, which may amount to personality disorder." The psychiatrists concluded Lyburd fully understood the charges against him and would have been aware if he intended to carry out an attack at the college.
When all personality pathologies were entered into one model, only one's own paranoid and partner schizoid personality styles remained significant predictors, although the contributions of own schizoid and antisocial personality styles were reported to approach significance.
If odd beliefs are endorsed by a larger group, then the beliefs cannot be considered disordered." It is, therefore, questionable, although not impossible, to interpret the two brothers' retiring, private lifestyle as indicative of a schizoid personality. What may be of interest here, however, is the fact that "this cluster [cluster A, including paranoid, schizoid, and schizotypal personality]] is probably the most likely to have underlying biogenetic factors (Magnavita 2004: 7): the matter is brushed upon when Watson asks Holmes whether, in his opinion, his faculties are the result of systematic training or of heredity.