Acute Schizophrenic Episode
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Definition of the noun acute schizophrenic episode
What does acute schizophrenic episode mean as a name of something?
- schizophrenia of abrupt onset and relatively short duration (a few weeks or months)
- lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
- synonym of acute schizophrenic episode: reactive schizophrenia
- more generic terms: dementia praecox / schizophrenia / schizophrenic disorder / schizophrenic psychosis = any of several psychotic disorders characterized by distortions of reality and disturbances of thought and language and withdrawal from social contact
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The Dictionary of Psychology (2016)
by Ray Corsini
See ACUTE SCHIZOPHRENIC EPISODE, CYCLIC ILLNESS. acute depression A depression triggered by a life event. A disorder characterized by marked retardation in thought, speech, vegetative functions and general activity along with ...
by Stuart Sutherland
acute schizophrenic episode. A condition lasting not more than a few months, in which schizophrenic symptoms (e.g. delusions, disorientation, and hallucinations) are experienced, usually as a result of emotional StreSS.
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