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Schizophrenia, Adult

  • By: William D. Spaulding, Robert W. Johnson, Nancy H. Liu & Ashley Wynne
  • In: Encyclopedia of Counseling
  • Edited by: Frederick T. L. Leong
  • Subject:General Counseling & Psychotherapy, Counseling Psychology

Schizophrenia, derived from the Greek for “severed mind,” refers to a mental disorder characterized by the fragmentation of mental functioning and a split between thinking and feeling. This entry discusses the definitions of the concept; the ...

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