It is harmless and only a little schizoid, but it often intimidates people.
Pat Conroy -- The Water is Wide
…she surely must have known that she was not asking me to believe the impossible; that Poles on numberless occasions in the near and distant past risked their lives to save Jews from whatever oppressor is a simple matter of fact beyond argument, and even though at that time I had small information about such things, I was not inclined to doubt Sophie, who, struggling with the demon of her own schizoid conscience, chose to throw upon the Professor a falsely beneficent, even heroic light.
William Styron -- Sophie’s Choice
Back and forth, a crazy schizoid solace they’d create.
Alice Sebold -- The Lovely Bones
You know, schizoid behavior is a pretty common thing in children.
Stephen King -- The Shining
She’s a schizoid—a permanent eccentric.
F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Tender is the Night
Carla, in fact, says it’s a borderline schizoid response to traumatic cultural displacement.
Julia Alvarez -- How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
I must be totally schizoid.
Ellen Hopkins -- Identical
I was instantly aware of a schizoid reaction: Part of me felt irritated, invaded, suspicious, resentful-and part of me was flooded with relief, like I wasn’t so alone.
James Patterson -- Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports
Three: That schizoid, blank-brain state that accompanies every total crash.
Ellen Hopkins -- Glass
The shirt had an inscription in white schizoid letters: I’ve gone to find myself.
Ted Dekker -- Black: The Birth of Evil
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When it tried to compartmentalize them it went schizoid; when it tried to integrate them it went catatonic.
Roger Zelazny -- My Name is Legion
Frequently this disorder is accompanied by many features of other Personality Disorders, such as Schizotypal, Histrionic, Narcissistic, and Antisocial Personality Disorders.
Susanna Kaysen -- Girl Interrupted
The situation would differ radically from that of a human schizoid of this sort, in that the additional personalities were valid images of genuine identities rather than self-generated complexes which had become autonomous.