Schizoid Personality Disorder

An enduring and pervasive pattern of detachment from and general disinterest in social relationships, and a limited range of emotions in interpersonal relationships.

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Is there a test for Schizoid Personality Disorder?

Only a licensed mental health professional can diagnose a mental illness. However, people with schizoid personality traits are more likely to answer "yes" to the following questions:

  • Do you prefer to do things alone rather than with other people?

  • Do you have little or no interest in sexual activity with other people?

  • Do you only enjoy very few things in life?

  • Do you have few social relationships outside of your family?

  • Do you care little what others think of you?

  • Do you rarely feel strong emotions such as great anger, sadness or joy?

If you answered yes to several of these questions, you may have schizoid personality traits. If they cause you significant suffering, impairment, or stress, psychotherapy can help.

 

What are the symptoms of Schizoid Personality Disorder?

Schizoid Personality Disorder manifests itself through a variety of different symptoms. These may include:

  • Little pleasure from activities

  • Flattened Affects

  • Reduced ability to express feelings

  • Few or no trusting relationships

  • Lack of awareness of social norms and conventions

​If you suffer from these or other mental health symptoms, schedule your first appointment today.