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The core symptoms of schizotypal personality disorder are:

  • Feelings that external events have an unusual personal meaning

  • Unusual thinking, beliefs, perceptions or behavior

  • Odd speech

  • Suspicious or paranoid ideas

  • Bland or strange emotional responses

  • Lack of close friends outside the family

  • Excessive, persistent social anxiety

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