Schizotypy in Adolescence: The Role of Gender and Age

  title={Schizotypy in Adolescence: The Role of Gender and Age},
  author={Eduardo Fonseca-Pedrero and Seraf{\'i}n Lemos-Gir{\'a}ldez and Jos{\'e} Mu{\~n}iz and Eduardo Garc{\'i}a-Cueto and {\'A}ngela Campillo-{\'A}lvarez},
  journal={The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease},
Schizotypy is a multidimensional personality construct that appears to indicate psychosis proneness. Supposedly, schizotypal traits behave differently depending on a person's age and gender, but few studies have examined this relationship. In our study we used the Thinking and Perceptual Style Questionnaire and the Junior Schizotypy Scales. The sample was made up of 321 students (169 males) with an age range of 12 to 17 years. The results show significant differences in gender and age groups… 
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