Latent class analysis of DSM-IV schizotypal personality disorder criteria in psychiatric patients.

@article{Fossati2001LatentCA,
  title={Latent class analysis of DSM-IV schizotypal personality disorder criteria in psychiatric patients.},
  author={Andrea Fossati and Cesare Maffei and Marco Battaglia and Maria Bagnato and Deborah Donati and Michela Donini and Monica Fiorilli and Liliana Novella},
  journal={Schizophrenia bulletin},
  year={2001},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={59-71}
}
The aim of the study was to evaluate the latent structure of DSM-IV schizotypal personality disorder (SPD) diagnostic criteria. The sample consisted of 564 consecutively admitted inpatients and outpatients. Exploratory latent class analysis identified a four-class model as the best fitting model for DSM-IV SPD criteria. The first of the SPD latent classes was mainly characterized by odd thinking, inappropriate affect, and interpersonal features; the second class by cognitive/perceptual… CONTINUE READING