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Are INTP's more prone to schizophrenia than other types?

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Are INTP's really more prone (even slightly) to schizophrenia than other personality types? Could this be due to the INT?
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From my dime-store understanding of mental illness, schizophrenia is when the mine isolates some function that is normally incorporated in the psyche of a healthy individual. This isolation causes the part of the mind to come across as foreign or "other." This is a gross over-simplification, but isn't this what we do when we repress our extroverted feeling? Seems like an issue of degree to me.

Sorry if I misinterpreted the disease...
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