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    Schizoid peronality: research method and Clinical Observation

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    1) How does the research method Clinical Observation/Hypothesis help me to understand the attributes or behaviors associated with Schizoid personality disorder?

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    Please see the basic answer below.

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    Scizophrenia associated personality disorders are hard to diagnose as differentiated from other psychotic mental conditions.

    The method of clinical observation is particularly helpful in determining the specific identifying behaviors (as symptoms) of the developing or developed Schizoid personality disorder.

    Schizoid personality disorder is characterized by a persistent withdrawal from social relationships and lack of emotional responsiveness in most situations. According to DSM-IV-TR Schizoid personality disorder is diagnosed in individuals who meet the following criteria: avoids ...

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    The solution discusses research methods and clinical observation regarding schizoid personality.