Medical Definition of Schizotypal personality disorder

  • Medical Author:
    William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

    Dr. Shiel received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame. There he was involved in research in radiation biology and received the Huisking Scholarship. After graduating from St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his Internal Medicine residency and Rheumatology fellowship at the University of California, Irvine. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

Schizotypal personality disorder: A type of personality characterized by unusual patterns of speech and behavior and by social withdrawal.

See also Asperger syndrome.

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Reviewed on 12/27/2018

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