Schizotypy: Implications for Illness and Health

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The central theme of this book is that the features of psychotic disor ders such as schizophrenia actually lie on a continuum with, and form part of, normal behavior and experience. The result is an authoritativ e and provocative overview of an important topic in psychological rese arch and clinical practice.

Theoretical background & issues, dyslexia & schizotypy, creativity & schizotypy, cerebral lateralization, etc.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198523536
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 5/28/1997
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 360
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.97 (d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors
List of abbreviations
Pt. I Schizotypy: concept and measurement
1 Theoretical background and issues 3
2 Questionnaire measurement 19
3 Measuring paranoia/suspiciousness 38
Pt. II Neurocognitive investigations
4 Investigations of cognitive inhibitory processes in schizotypy and schizophrenia 63
5 Semantic activation and preconscious processing in schizophrenia and schizotypy 80
6 Brain, self, and others: the neuropsychology of social cognition 98
7 Latent inhibition: relevance to the neural substrates of schizophrenia and schizotypy? 124
8 Schizotypy and cerebral lateralization 145
Pt. III Schizotypy in non-psychotic disorder
9 Dyslexia and schizotypy 171
10 Schizotypy and obsessive-compulsive disorder 202
Pt. IV Schizotypy in healthy subjects
11 Benign schizotypy? The case of spiritual experience 227
12 Hallucinations and arousability: pointers to a theory of psychosis 251
13 Creativity and schizotypy 274
Pt. V Conclusions
14 Final remarks and future directions 301
App. I STQ items and normative data 317
App. II The Oxford-Liverpool Inventory of Feelings and Experiences (O-LIFE) 321
App. III The Paranoia/Suspiciousness Scale (PSQ) 325
Author index 327
Subject index 336
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