paraphrenia definition

  • noun:
    • some of several psychotic diseases concerning delusions, distinct from paranoia and schizophrenia.
    • In pathology, condition of brain.
    • a form of schizophrenia described as delusions (of persecution or brilliance or jealousy); symptoms can sometimes include anger and anxiety and aloofness and doubts about gender identity; unlike other forms of schizophrenia the clients are respectable and (if delusions are not acted on) may operate in an apparently typical manner

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