a phase in the cultivation of schizophrenia wherein self-image is confused: people feel guilty, unable of being loved, embarrassed, or otherwise different, but have not yet acquired indicators of hallucinations and delusions.

PREPSYCHOTIC PANIC: "Prepsychotic panic was founded by Silvano Arieti, an American psychiatrist, born in Italy."
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