adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1924 characterized by, resulting from, tending toward, or suggestive of schizophrenia • schizoid noun

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  • schizoid — SCHIZOÍD, Ă, schizoizi, de, adj., s.m. şi f. (med.) (Om) predispus la schizofrenie; (rar) schizotim. – Din fr. schizoïde. Trimis de IoanSoleriu, 27.06.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  schizoíd adj. m., pl. schizoízi; …   Dicționar Român

  • schizoid — (adj.) resembling schizophrenia, 1925, from Ger. schizoid (1921), from schiz(ophrenia) + Gk. oeides like, from eidos form, shape (see OID (Cf. oid)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • schizoid — ► ADJECTIVE 1) Psychiatry denoting a personality type characterized by emotional aloofness and solitary habits. 2) informal resembling schizophrenia in having contradictory elements; mad or crazy. ► NOUN ▪ a schizoid person …   English terms dictionary

  • schizoid — [skit′soid΄, skiz′oid΄] adj. [ SCHIZ(O) + OID] 1. Psychiatry of, like, or having schizophrenia 2. designating a personality type characterized by quietness, seclusiveness, introversion, etc. n. a schizoid person …   English World dictionary

  • Schizoid — Vergleichende Klassifikation nach ICD 10   DSM IV …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Schizoid — Having symptoms similar to those of schizophrenia. See schizophrenia * * * Socially isolated, withdrawn, having few (if any) friends or social relationships; resembling the personality features characteristic of schizophrenia, but in a milder… …   Medical dictionary

  • schizoid — [[t]skɪ̱tsɔɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If you describe someone as schizoid, you mean that they seem to have very different opinions and purposes at different times. ...a rather schizoid fellow. 2) ADJ Someone who is schizoid suffers from schizophrenia …   English dictionary

  • schizoid — schiz|oid [ˈskıtsɔıd] adj 1.) technical typical of schizophrenia ▪ a schizoid personality disorder 2.) quickly changing between opposite opinions or attitudes ▪ Martin s latest play is as schizoid and erratic as its characters …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • schizoid — /skit soyd/, adj. 1. Psychol. of or pertaining to a personality disorder marked by dissociation, passivity, withdrawal, inability to form warm social relationships, and indifference to praise or criticism. 2. Informal. of or pertaining to… …   Universalium

  • schizoid — 1. adjective a) characterized by social withdrawal and flat affect b) schizophrenic (archaic) 2. noun a) Someone with Schizoid Personality Disorder b) …   Wiktionary

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