A major psychotic disorder characterized by abnormalities in the perception or expression of reality. It affects the cognitive and psychomotor functions. Common clinical signs and symptoms include delusions, hallucinations, disorganized thinking, and retreat from reality. [ NCI ]

Synonyms: Schizophrenia schizophrenia

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Term information

Subsets

NCIT_C158035, NCIT_C158520, NCIT_C165258, NCIT_C156952

ALT DEFINITION

A group of severe mental disorders in which a person has trouble telling the difference between real and unreal experiences, thinking logically, having normal emotional responses to others, and behaving normally in social situations. Symptoms include seeing, hearing, feeling things that are not there, having false ideas about what is taking place or who one is, nonsense speech, unusual behavior, lack of emotion, and social withdrawal.

Contributing Source

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CPTAC

Legacy Concept Name

Schizophrenia

Preferred Name

Schizophrenia

Semantic Type

Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction

UMLS CUI

C3553161

code

C3362