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  • By: Maria Jalbrzikowski, Peter Bachman & Carrie E. Bearden
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Schizophrenia is a severe, chronic, psychiatric syndrome affecting about 1% of the world's population. In 1911, psychiatrist Paul Eugen Bleuler first coined the term, and since then, a large body of research has been amassed. Research has primarily focused on better ...