- 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
How To Use disorganized schizophrenia In A Sentence
- Another common type, which is also the most devastating, is disorganized schizophrenia, which is also known as hebephrenia.
- Earlier in 1871, Ewald Hecker, another German psychiatrist, described hebephrenia, a classification that continues to this day as the disorganized schizophrenia subtype. Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]