schizotypal personality

[ skit-suh-tahy-puhl ]

  1. 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 of schizotypal personality

First recorded in 1960–65; schizo(phrenia) + -type + -al1

Words Nearby schizotypal personality Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023