The SPQ: a scale for the assessment of schizotypal personality based on DSM-III-R criteria.

  title={The SPQ: a scale for the assessment of schizotypal personality based on DSM-III-R criteria.},
  author={Adrian Raine},
  journal={Schizophrenia bulletin},
  volume={17 4},
  • A. Raine
  • Published 1991
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Schizophrenia bulletin
Existing self-report measures of schizotypal personality assess only one to three of the nine traits of schizotypal personality disorder. This study describes the development of the Schizotypal Personality Questionnaire (SPQ), a self-report scale modeled on DSM-III-R criteria for schizotypal personality disorder and containing subscales for all nine schizotypal traits. Two samples of normal subjects (n = 302 and n = 195) were used to test replicability of findings. The SPQ was found to have… 

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