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1. Psychol denoting a personality disorder characterized by extreme shyness and oversensitivity to others
2. a person who has a schizoid personality



a constitutionally and genetically determined type of personality characterized by autism (that is, preoccupation with the self and alienation from the external world), emotional coldness combined with marked vulnerability, and the predominance of abstract thinking. It is often associated with an asthenic body build.

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Seven A2 disorders are classified in Wave I (antisocial, avoidant, dependent, obsessive-compulsive, paranoid, schizoid, and histrionic) and four in Wave II (antisocial, schizotypal, narcissistic, and borderline).
Studies showed that depression and schizoid is more in smart teenagers, also hysteric, misanthropy, mania and social introspection is low in smart teenagers.
He worked with Mr McGoohan again in 1967 when he appeared in the TV series The Prisoner as the Supervisor in the episode The Schizoid Man.
Instead, his adventurous spirit led him to tackle the dicey role of the gay schizoid pederast in Running With Scissors.
Associations between obsessive-compulsive, histrionic, schizoid, and antisocial PDs and specific alcohol and drug use disorders were significantly stronger (P < .
I like to describe this approach as "21st Century Schizoid Music," which is a slightly tongue-in-cheek provocation referencing the classic 1969 progressive rock song "21st Century Schizoid Man" by the British band King Crimson, whose output frequently fits this description.
It showed how America's increasingly schizoid relationship to body mass has forced an inflection point in fat suit cinema.
People with schizoid personality disorder have been described as lacking empathy (e.
But Alan's Alternative Oscar for black-hued blockbuster of the year goes to Batman Begins for its portrait of Bruce Wayne as a schizoid rich kid who confronts his inner fears by dressing up in a cape and cowl.
There's an almost schizoid quality to our economy and culture that has done some very significant damage," Martin continues.
It closes with Greg Lake's solo recording of King Crimson classic 21st Century Schizoid Man.
Chineur, trained by a man who appears to be called Mr Bojangles, reminded us our long dearth of truly top-class sprinters continues when skating up in the King's Stand and then completed the rout by lowering the colours of the slightly schizoid superstar that is Rakti.