Associations to the word «Schizophrenia»

Wiktionary

SCHIZOPHRENIA, noun. (pathology) A psychiatric diagnosis denoting a persistent, often chronic, mental illness variously affecting behavior, thinking, and emotion.
SCHIZOPHRENIA, noun. (informal) (figurative) Any condition in which disparate or mutually exclusive activities coexist.

Dictionary definition

SCHIZOPHRENIA, noun. Any of several psychotic disorders characterized by distortions of reality and disturbances of thought and language and withdrawal from social contact.

Wise words

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