Definitions for "Schizotypal personality disorder"
characterized by social withdrawal, distortions in thinking, eccentricity of thought and perception.
Personality characterized by anxiety in social relationships accompanied by eccentricities of behavior such as superstitiousness, preoccupation with paranormal phenomena, magical thinking, or use of rituals in everyday situations.
The person with a schizotypal personality is eccentric, has oddities of thought and perception (magical thinking, illusions, depersonalization, derealization), speaks digressively and with overelaborations, and is usually socially isolated. Under stress he or she may appear psychotic.