Predisposing factors May have been subjected to parental antagonism and

Predisposing factors may have been subjected to

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Predisposing factors: May have been subjected to parental antagonism and harassment Anticipating humilitation and betrayal by others, the paranoid person learned to ATTACK FIRST. Schizoid personality disorder Cold Aloof They prefer to work in isolation and unsociable, with little need or desire for emotional ties Able to invest in Enormous affective energy in intellectual pursuits In presence of others appear: Shy Anxious Uneasy Inappropriatyly serious about everything, difficulty acting in a lighthearted manner Predesposing factors: Childhood of these individuals have been charactesized as Bleak, cold Lacks empathy and nurturing A child brought up with this type of parenting may become a schizoid adult if that child possess a temperamental disposition that is shy, anxious, and introverted. SCHIZOTYPICAL PERSONALITY DISORDER ODD/ ECCENTRIC ALOOF/ ISOLATED BEHAVE IN A BLAND AND APATHTIC MANNER MAGICAL THINKING, IDEAS OF REFERENCE ILLUSIONS, DEPERSONALIZATION as part of everyday world SUPERSTITIOUS : BELIEF in telepathy “sixth sense” “ others can feel my feelings” Speech pattern Bizarre Can not orient their thoughts logically, become lost in personal irrelevancies Under stress, may decomcompensate demonstrating psychotic symptoms dilutional thoughts, hallucinations, bizarre behaviors but usually of brief duration “living in their own world” Affect is bland : Laughing at their own problems when others would consider sad
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Predisposing factors: Were likely shunned, overlooked, rejected, humiliated by others, resulting in feelings of low self-esteem and marked distrust of interpersonal relations. Having failed, their inner world provided them with more
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