Sex differences in self-reported schizotypal traits in relatives of schizophrenic probands.

@article{Kremen1998SexDI,
  title={Sex differences in self-reported schizotypal traits in relatives of schizophrenic probands.},
  author={William S. Kremen and Stephen V Faraone and Rosemary Toomey and Larry J. Seidman and Ming T. Tsuang},
  journal={Schizophrenia research},
  year={1998},
  volume={34 1-2},
  pages={27-37}
}
We used the Schizotypal Personality Questionnaire to evaluate schizotypal traits in 44 normal volunteers and 40 non-psychotic, biological relatives of schizophrenic probands. Relatives endorsed more cognitive-perceptual traits than did controls; a group-by-sex interaction indicated that male relatives accounted for this difference. Although not statistically significant, a similar pattern was observed for interpersonal traits. Thus, elevated rates of some schizotypal traits appear to be more… CONTINUE READING