Lifelong Eccentricity and Social Isolation

@article{Tantam1988LifelongEA,
  title={Lifelong Eccentricity and Social Isolation},
  author={Digby Tantam},
  journal={British Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={1988},
  volume={153},
  pages={783 - 791}
}
  • D. Tantam
  • Published 1 December 1988
  • Psychology
  • British Journal of Psychiatry
Several scales are described for measuring aspects of eccentricity and social isolation; in particular, for assessing schizoid and schizotypal personality and for rating abnormal non-verbal expression. The latter is shown to be reliable, and the former to have a measure of validity. There was an association between schizoid personality traits and abnormalities of speech and non-verbal expression. However, abnormal non-verbal expression, but not schizoid personality traits or DSM–III schizotypal… 
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