Definition of Hebephrenic schizophrenia

1. Noun. A form of schizophrenia characterized by severe disintegration of personality including erratic speech and childish mannerisms and bizarre behavior; usually becomes evident during puberty; the most common diagnostic category in mental institutions.




Medical Definition of Hebephrenic schizophrenia

1. A severe form of schizophrenia characterised by the predominance of incoherence, blunted, inappropriate or silly affect, and the absence of systematised delusions. Synonym: hebephrenic schizophrenia. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Hebephrenic schizophrenia

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1. Schizophrenia, 1993: A Special Report edited by David Shore, Samuel J. Keith (1996)
"Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1974. Winokur, G. Paranoid vs. hebephrenic schizophrenia: Clinical and familial (genetic) heterogeneity. ..."

2. Jobless, Moneyless, & Free: Prospects for a New Social Order / Y Walter Prytulak by Prytulak, Walter (1980)
"... may show molecular fragmentation, with incongruous relationship between them, a social chaos not unlike the picture of hebephrenic schizophrenia. ..."

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