paraphrenia


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Synonyms for paraphrenia

a form of schizophrenia characterized by delusions (of persecution or grandeur or jealousy)

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Emil Kraepelin, Dementia Praecox and Paraphrenia (Bristol, England, 2002), p.
The reason he needs defending is the stark diagnostic probability offered by Rowell: Artaud (1896-1948) "suffered from confabulatory paraphrenia, a delusional psychosis which is not accompanied by intellectual deterioration and in which some symptoms - hallucinations and confabulations - are close to those of schizophrenia.