BORDERLINE SCHIZOPHRENIA

n. historically, refers to a condition wherein the patient is mostly in-touch with reality, yet inconsistently shows symptoms of schizophrenia especially when stressed. Included under latent schizophrenia (DSM-11).

BORDERLINE SCHIZOPHRENIA: "Borderline schizophrenia implies a pre-existing tendency to show mild symptoms of schizophrenia."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BORDERLINE SCHIZOPHRENIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/borderline-schizophrenia/ (accessed November 30, 2020).
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