schizofrenie

Definitions of schizofrenie

n any of several psychotic disorders characterized by distortions of reality and disturbances of thought and language and withdrawal from social contact

Synonyms:
gespletenheid
Types:
catatonie
a form of schizophrenia characterized by a tendency to remain in a fixed stuporous state for long periods; the catatonia may give way to short periods of extreme excitement
Type of:
psychose
any severe mental disorder in which contact with reality is lost or highly distorted

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