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'''Schizotaxia''' is an hypothesised, genetic constitutional susceptibility to developing [[schizophrenia]] due to a ‘subtle neurointegrative deficit’, which by a process of [[social learning]] leads to the development of , a [[schizotype]] [[personality structure]].
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'''Schizotaxia''' is an hypothesized, genetic constitutional susceptibility to developing [[schizophrenia]] due to a ‘subtle neurointegrative deficit’, which by a process of [[social learning]] leads to the development of , a [[schizotype]] [[personality structure]].
   
   
 
Schizotype is characterized by four traits:
 
Schizotype is characterized by four traits:
*[[cognitive slippage]]
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*[[cognitive slippage]]
*[[social aversiveness]]
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*[[social aversiveness]]
*[[anhedonia]] and
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*[[anhedonia]] and
*[[ambivalence]]
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*[[ambivalence]]
   
It has been suggested that schizotaxia results from the effects of early environmental insult in conjunction with a genetic predisposition to schizophrenia, and schizotype as only one of its possible outcomes.
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It has been suggested that schizotaxia results from the effects of early environmental insult in conjunction with a genetic predisposition to schizophrenia, and schizotype as only one of its possible outcomes.
   
   
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==References==
 
==References==
*Ameen, S., Praharaj, S. & Sinha, V.K. (2004) Schizotaxia: a review. Indian Journal of Social Psychiatry, 20 (1-4), 27-34.[http://www.psyplexus.com/excl/schizotaxia.html Fulltext]
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*Ameen, S., Praharaj, S. & Sinha, V.K. (2004) Schizotaxia: a review. Indian Journal of Social Psychiatry, 20 (1-4), 27-34.[http://www.psyplexus.com/excl/schizotaxia.html Fulltext]
*Meehl, P.E. (1962) Schizotaxia, schizotype, schizophrenia. American Psychologist, 17,827‑838.
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*Meehl, P.E. (1962) Schizotaxia, schizotype, schizophrenia. American Psychologist, 17,827‑838.
*Meehl, P.E. (1989) Schizotaxia revisited. Archives of General Psychiatry, 46,935‑944.
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*Meehl, P.E. (1989) Schizotaxia revisited. Archives of General Psychiatry, 46,935‑944.
*Tsuang, M.T., Stone, W.S., Gamma, F. & Faraone, S.V. (2003) Schizotaxia: Current Status and Future Directions. Current Science, 5, 128-134
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*Tsuang, M.T., Stone, W.S., Gamma, F. & Faraone, S.V. (2003) Schizotaxia: Current Status and Future Directions. Current Science, 5, 128-134
 
 
 
 
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[[Category:Schizophrenia]]

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Schizotaxia is an hypothesized, genetic constitutional susceptibility to developing schizophrenia due to a ‘subtle neurointegrative deficit’, which by a process of social learning leads to the development of , a schizotype personality structure.


Schizotype is characterized by four traits:

It has been suggested that schizotaxia results from the effects of early environmental insult in conjunction with a genetic predisposition to schizophrenia, and schizotype as only one of its possible outcomes.



ReferencesEdit

  • Ameen, S., Praharaj, S. & Sinha, V.K. (2004) Schizotaxia: a review. Indian Journal of Social Psychiatry, 20 (1-4), 27-34.Fulltext
  • Meehl, P.E. (1962) Schizotaxia, schizotype, schizophrenia. American Psychologist, 17,827‑838.
  • Meehl, P.E. (1989) Schizotaxia revisited. Archives of General Psychiatry, 46,935‑944.
  • Tsuang, M.T., Stone, W.S., Gamma, F. & Faraone, S.V. (2003) Schizotaxia: Current Status and Future Directions. Current Science, 5, 128-134

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