Self-referential hypermentalization in schizotypy.

  title={Self-referential hypermentalization in schizotypy.},
  author={Heather M Wastler and Mark F. Lenzenweger},
  journal={Personality disorders},
There is substantial evidence that patients with schizophrenia have deficits in their ability to make inferences about others' mental states. However, the findings in schizotypy are mixed. In an effort to elucidate these mixed findings, the current study evaluated self-referential theory of mind (ToM) in positive schizotypy, or the ability to make inferences about others' mental states as they apply to the self. In addition, we differentiated between 2 ToM error types: hypermentalization… 
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