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Noun: dementia praecox
  1. Any of several psychotic disorders characterized by distortions of reality and disturbances of thought and language and withdrawal from social contact
    - schizophrenia, schizophrenic disorder, schizophrenic psychosis

Derived forms: dementia praecoxes

Type of: psychosis

Encyclopedia: Dementia praecox