Definitions for hebephreniaˌhi bəˈfri ni ə
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hebephrenia, hebephrenic schizophrenia, disorganized schizophrenia, disorganized type schizophrenia(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
A type of mental disorder occurring during puberty.
A form of schizophrenia characterised by inappropriate behaviour and emotional responses.
Origin: From ἥβη (also Ἥβη) + φρήν.
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