Definitions for hebephrenic-ˈfrɛn ɪk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
he•be•phre•ni•aˌhi bəˈfri ni ə(n.)
a form of schizophrenia characterized by emotionless, incongruous, or silly behavior, intellectual deterioration, and hallucinations.
Origin of hebephrenia:
1880–85; < Gk hēbē- (see hebetic ) + -phrenia
he`be•phren′ic-ˈfrɛn ɪk(adj.; n.)
suffering from a form of schizophrenia characterized by foolish mannerisms and senseless laughter along with delusions and regressive behavior
Pertaining to, or characteristic of, hebephrenia.
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