schizothymia

/ (ˌskɪtsəʊˈθaɪmɪə) /

noun

psychiatry the condition of being schizoid or introverted. It encompasses elements of schizophrenia but does not involve the same depth of psychological disturbance

Derived Forms

schizothymic, adjective

Word Origin for schizothymia

C20: New Latin, from schizo- + -thymia, from Greek thumos spirit
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