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Interview with Elizabeth A. Martin: ‘Facebook Activity and Patient’s Mental State’

Elizabeth A. Martin, doctoral candidate in Clinical Psychology in the Department of Psychological Sciences at University of Missouri, recently conducted research on how Facebook activity can give clinical pictures of patients that psychologists and therapists can use for treatment. Her research shows, social media profiles can be a useful tool to study mental illness.

Recently we talked with Miss Elizabeth Martin regarding her research findings. Here we go:

Q. What is ‘schizotypy’? Will you tell us more about it and its symptoms?

Elizabeth Martin: Schizotypy encompasses a range of personality characteristics. Some people you endorse symptoms of schizotypy report decreased pleasure from social situations and others report odd beliefs. (more…)

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