Is Schizoid Personality a Forerunner of Homicidal or Suicidal Behavior?

  title={Is Schizoid Personality a Forerunner of Homicidal or Suicidal Behavior?},
  author={Wagdy Loza and Samia Hanna},
  journal={International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology},
  pages={338 - 343}
  • Wagdy LozaS. Hanna
  • Published 1 June 2006
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology
The authors believe that a relationship exists between schizoid personality disorder and violent acts. The following case study is presented to contemplate such a possible relationship. There is a paucity of research on this topic. The authors suggest that further research closely examine the relationship between violent behavior and those character traits associated with schizoid personality disorder. If such a relationship is found, these character traits could be integrated with other risk… 

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