Symptoms of schizotypal personality disorder may include:
- Odd or eccentric dress and grooming
- Unusual style of communication
- "Magical" thinking
- Peculiar, outlandish, or paranoid ideas or beliefs
- Difficulty forming relationships
- Social anxiety
- Talking to self
You will likely be referred to a psychiatrist or other mental health professional who will ask you about your symptoms and mental and medical health history. A diagnosis will be made after a complete psychiatric assessment that rules out other disorders such as schizophrenia , depersonalization disorder (a type of dissociative disorder), obsessive-compulsive personality disorder , and other personality disorders.
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