Definitions of paraphrenia

n a form of schizophrenia characterized by delusions (of persecution or grandeur or jealousy); symptoms may include anger and anxiety and aloofness and doubts about gender identity; unlike other types of schizophrenia the patients are usually presentable and (if delusions are not acted on) may function in an apparently normal manner

paranoic type schizophrenia, paranoid schizophrenia, paraphrenic schizophrenia
Type of:
dementia praecox, schizophrenia, schizophrenic disorder, schizophrenic psychosis
any of several psychotic disorders characterized by distortions of reality and disturbances of thought and language and withdrawal from social contact

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