schizotypal

adjective
schizo·​ty·​pal | \ ˌskit-sə-ˈtī-pəl How to pronounce schizotypal (audio) \

Definition of schizotypal

psychology : relating to, characteristic of, or affected with schizotypal personality disorder schizotypal behavior Schizotypal subjects have enhanced right-hemisphere function and tend to score above average on measures of creativity and association thinking.— Jonah Lehrer

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1953, in the meaning defined above

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“Schizotypal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/schizotypal. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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schizotypal

adjective
schizo·​ty·​pal | \ ˌskit-sə-ˈtī-pəl How to pronounce schizotypal (audio) \

Medical Definition of schizotypal

: relating to, characteristic of, or affected with schizotypal personality disorder schizotypal behavior Schizotypal subjects have enhanced right-hemisphere function and tend to score above average on measures of creativity and association thinking.— Jonah Lehrer

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