hebephrenia


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he·be·phre·ni·a

(hē'bĕ-frē'nē-ă, heb'ē-),
A syndrome characterized by shallow and inappropriate affect, giggling, and silly regressive behavior and mannerisms; a subtype of schizophrenia now renamed disorganized schizophrenia.
[G. hēbē, puberty, + phrēn, the mind]
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hebephrenia

(hē′bə-frē′nē-ə, -frĕn′ē-)
n.
A type of schizophrenia characterized by disorganized speech and behavior, flat or inappropriate affect, and sometimes silly or inappropriate mannerisms. Also called disorganized schizophrenia.

he′be·phren′ic (-frĕn′ĭk, -frē′nĭk) adj.
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he·be·phre·ni·a

(hē'bĕ-frē'nē-ă)
A syndrome characterized by shallow and inappropriate affect, giggling, and silly, regressive behavior and mannerisms; a subtype of schizophrenia now renamed disorganized schizophrenia (q.v.).
[G. hēbē, puberty, + phrēn, the mind]
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hebephrenia

One of the patterns of SCHIZOPHRENIA. Hebephrenia features regression to inappropriately youthful speech and behaviour, foolish mannerisms, delusions of omnipotence or religiosity and hallucinations. >From the Greek hebe , youth and phrenia , the mind.
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he·be·phre·ni·a

(hē'bĕ-frē'nē-ă)
Syndrome characterized by shallow and inappropriate affect, giggling, and silly regressive behavior and mannerisms.
[G. hēbē, puberty, + phrēn, the mind]
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