ComplicationsBy Mayo Clinic staff
People with schizotypal personality disorder are at an increased risk of:
- Temporary psychotic episodes, usually in response to stress
- Major depression
- Anxiety disorder, characterized by prolonged worry or uneasiness
- Work, school and social problems
- Schizophrenia, rarely
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