Schizotypal Personality Disorder Treatment
- What It Is
- Risk Factors
- Living With
- User Questions
- Alternative Treatment
- Care Guide
- Questions for Your Doctor
- When to Contact a Doctor
- Find a Doctor
- Resource Guide
How to Treat Schizotypal Personality Disorder
Talk with your doctor about the best treatment plan for you. Treatment options include:
Counseling is often beneficial for people with schizotypal personality disorder. Counseling sessions focus on helping you gain insight into your personality disorder and changing your behavior.
Currently there is no medication available specifically for this condition. You may be prescribed an antipsychotic drug called pimozide (Orap) to treat distorted thinking. Other drugs that may be used include risperidone (Risperdal) , haloperidol (Haldol) , and olanzapine (Zyprexa).
Your doctor may also prescribe medications to treat some of your symptoms. For example, you may be given medications to treat anxiety or depression.
Other treatments, such as group therapy and social skills training, can help you to manage symptoms. Family therapy may also help.