However, it is important to note that impairment is mandatory for any behaviour to be diagnosed as a personality disorder.SPD seems to satisfy this criterion because it is linked to negative outcomes.
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Donald Winnicott explains this need to modulate emotional interaction by saying that schizoid individuals "prefer to make relationships on their own terms and not in terms of the impulses of other people." Failing to attain that, they prefer isolation.
Although there is the belief that people with SPD are complacent and unaware of their feelings, many recognize their differences from others.
It is not people as such that they want to avoid, but emotions both negative and positive, emotional intimacy, and self-disclosure.