Meaning of schizophrenia
Pronunciation: (skit"su-frē'nē-u, -frēn'yu), [key]
- Also calleda severe mental disorder characterized by some, but not necessarily all, of the following features: emotional blunting, intellectual deterioration, social isolation, disorganized speech and behavior, delusions, and hallucinations.
- a state characterized by the coexistence of contradictory or incompatible elements.
- schizophrenia (Thesaurus)