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Why is a schizoid personality a disorder?

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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Schizoid

The hallmark of the schizoid personality disorder is an indifference to interpersonal relationships.
In plain English, these folks prefer to be alone much of the time, and are not lonely because of it. The causes of this disorder are unknown.

In brief: Schizoid

The hallmark of the schizoid personality disorder is an indifference to interpersonal relationships.
In plain English, these folks prefer to be alone much of the time, and are not lonely because of it. The causes of this disorder are unknown.
Dr. Andrew Berry
Dr. Andrew Berry
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Dr. Vivek Prasad
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Read NIH fact sheet

Nih fact sheet: http://www.
Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001918/ this is a personality disorder with several specific criteria that need time (several visits) to be clarified with your treating psychiatrist. You can ask your primary doctor for a referral.

In brief: Read NIH fact sheet

Nih fact sheet: http://www.
Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001918/ this is a personality disorder with several specific criteria that need time (several visits) to be clarified with your treating psychiatrist. You can ask your primary doctor for a referral.
Dr. Vivek Prasad
Dr. Vivek Prasad
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