How Schizophrenia May Actually Be Another Version of a Common Personality Type

How Schizophrenia May Actually Be Another Version of a Common Personality Type

Researchers have found that the signals in people's brains differ depending on a particular aspect of an individual's personality, termed Schizotypy, a discovery that could improve the way schizophrenia is characterized and treated. The study, "Attenuated post-movement beta rebound associated with schizotypal features in healthy people," published in Schizophrenia Bulletin , was led by the University of Nottingham and the findings suggest that many mental illnesses may be thought of as extreme variants of a normal personality. People's personalities vary in many ways and this variation can be measured using questionnaires. Similarly to how some people are more or less outgoing, a...

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