DEMENTIA PRAECOX

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Obselete name for schizophrenia meaning deterioration of the mind.

DEMENTIA PRAECOX: "Dementia praecox has been replaced by the term schizophrenia."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DEMENTIA PRAECOX," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/dementia-praecox/ (accessed July 3, 2022).

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