Impact Of Depressions, Anxiety, Sleep And Impulsivity On Schizotypal Disorder

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Impact of Depressions, Anxiety, Sleep and Impulsivity on Schizotypal Disorder

Impact of Depressions, Anxiety, Sleep and Impulsivity on Schizotypal Disorder


Schizotypal disorder is a diagnostic category including long-term course of the disorder hallmarked by a difficult to grasp the beginning (which is approaching them for personality disorders), and the clinical picture is characterized by a striking uniqueness (eg, eccentric, sometimes bizarre) experiences and behavior resembling the typical symptoms of schizophrenia , in which there is a pervasive pattern of social and interpersonal deficits marked by a strong discomfort and limited ability to enter into and maintain close connections with other compounds. It occurs in about 3% of the population.

Schizotypal personality characterized by a sense that is the subject of special attention - it all applies to us; big focus on yourself, magical thinking, odd perceptual experiences, inconsistent and illogical behavior, thinking and speech, often loosing the thread and flowery speeches, at high expressing feelings of internal sensitivity is limited, resulting in apparent emotional coldness and emotional distance, overstressing in everything attack on each other, withdrawal from social contacts because of fear i.e. temporarily psychotic symptoms may occur.

There are parallels between schizotypal personality and schizoid. Both are characterized by a lack of desire to be with people, but in the case of schizoid personality is due to the preference of life with loneliness, while in the case of schizotypal personality despite the strong need for closeness and fear.

According to the previous studies, schizotypal personality disorder recognizes a person should meet at least five of the following criteria:

has the feeling that all the attention is focused on it, for example, that other people in the room say about her (without delusions on the background)

a bizarre beliefs, tendency to magical thinking, incompatible with the standards of subculture, to which he belongs,

experiencing unusual sensations, such as delusions about bodily sensations,

there are thoughts of a paranoid, is suspicious,

inadequate or suppressed emotions,

quirky, unusual behavior and appearance,

bizarre way of thinking and speaking,

apart from the next of kin has no friends or other trusted people

in relationships with people experiencing anxiety, which is associated with paranoid fantasies rather than negative self-esteem, not reduce it with the duration of knowledge.

Aims of the Study

The study aims to determine the consequences of Schizotypal disorder on males and females and how depressions, anxiety, sleep and Impulsivity affects the schizophrenia patients. Further, we shall be analyzing any linear association between depression, anxiety, sleep and Impulsivity with Schizotypal disorder.

Research Hypothesis

The study aims to find out the effects of depression, anxiety, sleep and Impulsivity on the Schizotypal disorder on males and females. So, following is the major statistical hypothesis:

H1: There exist a difference in the Schizotypal disorder in males and females.

H2: There exist a significant correlation between Schizotypal disorder, depression levels, anxiety levels and Impulsivity.

H3: The mean depression, anxiety, sleep and Impulsivity levels in males are significantly greater than females.


Descriptive statistics

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