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    Schizoid Personality Disorder looks like a late detected communication delay than a personality disorder

    Schizoid Personality Disorder looks like ASD to me.

    Symptoms of Schizoid Personality Disorder:

    * Lack of interest in social or personal relationships, preferring to be alone
    * Limited range of emotional expression
    * Inability to take pleasure in most activities
    * Inability to pick up normal social cues
    * Appearance of being cold or indifferent to others
    * Little or no interest in having sex with another person

    If you have inability to pick up on any social cues and have inability to take pleasure in most activities, you have a Pervasive Developmental Disorder of some sort.

    I think that 'Schizoid Personality Disorder' should be removed from diagnostic manuals, because symptoms of Schizoid Personality Disorder includes communication delays that was not detected until adulthood.

    When I looked at the symptoms of Schizoid Personality Disorder, it looks more like a Communication Disorder than a personality disorder.

    Symptoms of Schizoid Personality Disorder:

    They do not desire or enjoy close relationships, even with family members.
    They choose solitary jobs and activities.
    They take pleasure in few activities, including sex.
    They have no close friends, except first-degree relatives.
    They have difficulty relating to others.
    They are indifferent to praise or criticism.
    They are aloof and show little emotion.
    They might daydream and/or create vivid fantasies of complex inner lives.

    Symptoms of Schizoid Personality Disorder that looks like ASD:

    * They have difficulty relating to others. (Looks like lack of social skills)
    * They are aloof and show little emotion. (Looks like problems with social-emotional reciprocity)
    * They might daydream and/or create vivid fantasies of complex inner lives. (Fantasies, especially about imaginary friends is very common in ASD).

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    I’ve just come across schizoid PD for the first time and honestly I’ve never found symptoms so accurate to myself. at this point I just feel like a completely broken human being with absolutely no hope. I’m sick of being alone but choose to be, and I always though that was my anxiety but now I’m thinking it’s a mixture.
    #SchizoidPersonalityDisorder #Anxiety

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    People don’t get it.

    I don’t see a lot of accurate representation. Just because something has the same prefix as schizophrenia doesn’t mean it’s the same... #SchizoidPersonalityDisorder

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    Hallucinations #MentalHealth #SchizoaffectiveDisorder #Schizophrenia #SchizophreniaSpectrumPsychoticDisorders #Depression #Anxiety #PTSD

    Hello- calling all people that have had visual hallucinations in the past/present. I know this is a really bad drawing (I can't draw for my life), but I have a strange question. Does this "shadow person" or something relatively close to this drawing show up or has shown up as a hallucination for you? #Disability #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #SchizoidPersonalityDisorder #Hallucinations

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    I May Have a Personality Disorder

    Hello All!

    I hope you all are well and keeping yourselves healthy during this COVID pandemic. As for me, I'm doing alright and maintaining those guidelines to prevent getting COVID.

    Back in July, I took a personality disorder quiz on Psych Central's website. Curious, I felt it was needed to understand myself. Upon taking the quiz, my results show as follows:

    Avoidant Personality Disorder-89

    Borderline Personality Disorder-78

    Dependent Personality Disorder-78

    Paranoid Personality Disorder-79

    Schizoid Personality Disorder-71

    Schizotypal Personality Disorder-58

    Antisocial Personality Disorder-0


    Although I am so glad that I do not have Antisocial Personality Disorder, which by the way I have researched and it's terrible, the scores next to the other personality disorders are alarming to me and it makes me very concerned. It was extremely concerning when I researched the other personality disorders with high scores, and it's very sad to me.  I showed these results to my cousin and she said herself that the scores of these personality disorders are very concerning. Although this is a result from an online quiz I took, I need to speak with my psychiatrist. I believe some of these personality disorders are why things have happened to me. As I am typing away in tears, I really do need to talk to someone. Bottling up my feelings will not help anymore. 

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