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hebeophrenia, hebephreniac, hebephrenic
1. Disorganized schizophrenia.
2. A form of insanity incident to the age of puberty.
3. Applied to the insanity of pubescence.
hebephrenia, hebephrenic
1. Adolescent insanity. Coined by the German psychiatrist Ewald Hecker in 1871.
2. A pubescent or adolescent psychological disorder characterized by silly behavior, volatile emotions, hallucinations, and mental deterioration.
3. From a psychiatric dictionary: A syndrome characterized by shallow and inappropriate affect, giggling, and silly, regressive behavior and mannerisms; a subtype of schizophrenia now renamed disorganized schizophrenia.