paraphrenia

Definitions of paraphrenia
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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

Synonyms:
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