Definition of hebephrenic in English:


adjective & noun

  • See hebephrenia

    • ‘The catalyst for this was predictably hebephrenic, typifying the whole Internet experience.’
    • ‘A visiting psychiatrist at the prison immediately recognised that he was profoundly disturbed and diagnosed hebephrenic schizophrenia, a particularly disorganised version of the illness.’
    • ‘As far as the schizophrenia part (first off, the type he describes is referred to as disorganized or hebephrenic schizophrenia - in case anyone wondered) I'm partly inclined to agree with them.’
    • ‘Acute and catatonic forms of the illness were more prevalent in developing countries, whereas hebephrenic and chronic forms were more frequently seen in developed countries.’
    • ‘Additionally, the drug-free group demonstrated fewer hebephrenic traits.’