SCHIZOPHRENOGENIC PARENTS

Parents who are believed to cause schizophrenia in their children due to their harmful influence. No longer considered valid, this is an overly simplistic view which was the subject of much debate in the 1940s. See also: schizophrenogenic mother.

SCHIZOPHRENOGENIC PARENTS: "Schizophrenogenic parents are no longer considered a valid theory."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SCHIZOPHRENOGENIC PARENTS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/schizophrenogenic-parents/ (accessed October 14, 2019).
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