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1. Schizophrenia (adj.: schizophrenic)
Schizophrenia is the name for any of a group of mental disorders characterized by abnormal thought, mood and behavior. For example: * thought: misinterpretation of reality, frequently inclined towards self-protection from perceived harm * mood: inappropriate emotional response, lack of empathy with others * behavior: withdrawn, regressive, and bizarreThe cause of schizophrenia is not known. More than 90% of schizophrenic conditions begin before the age of 50.