What is it about?
The term schizotypy is used to describe a diverse range of characteristics symptomatic of schizotypal personality disorder and borderline personality disorder. This paper clarifies the relationship between schizotypy and religiosity by employing a multidimensional measure of prayer as a measure of religiosity.
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Why is it important?
Previous research on schizotypy and religiosity employed measures of religiosity that tap into the more organisational, institutional, and dogmatic aspects whereas this paper uses a measure that taps into the more spiritual dimensions of religion and thus clarifies the mixed findings reported in previous research.
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This page is a summary of: Schizotypy and Religiosity: The Magic of Prayer, Archive for the Psychology of Religion, February 2015, SAGE Publications, DOI: 10.1163/15736121-12341300.
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