Well-being in schizotypyThe effect of subclinical psychotic experiences

  1. Ascensión Ángeles Fumero Hernández 1
  2. Rosario Josefa Marrero Quevedo 1
  3. Eduardo Fonseca Pedrero 2
  1. 1 Universidad de La Laguna

    Universidad de La Laguna

    San Cristobal de La Laguna, España

    ROR https://ror.org/01r9z8p25

  2. 2 Universidad de La Rioja

    Universidad de La Rioja

    Logroño, España

    ROR https://ror.org/0553yr311


ISSN: 0214-9915

Year of publication: 2018

Volume: 30

Issue: 2

Pages: 177-182

Type: Article

DOI: 10.7334/PSICOTHEMA2017.100 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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Background: Schizotypy is a multidimensional construct that includes positive, negative, and disorganized dimensions. The healthy schizotypal model suggests that positive schizotypal features could be associated with better psychological functioning. The aim of this study was to analyze whether schizotypal features are associated with subjective and psychological well-being, and consider whether psychotic-like experiences affect well-being. Method: These relationships were investigated in two hundred non-clinical Spanish adults (mean age = 34.80, S.D. = 14.20). Results: Negative schizotypal features were associated with lower well-being, whereas positive schizotypal features were related with greater well-being. Individuals with subclinical psychotic experiences scored lower for psychological well-being than individuals without these experiences. Conclusions: The study suggests that some positive features may be beneficial for well-being while others are associated with lower well-being.

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