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'Schizophrenia the Greek Word Meaning Two Minds'

  1. shamelabboush profile image70
    shamelabboushposted 7 years ago

    Face your fear!!!

    1. perfumer profile image60
      perfumerposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Sorry, I am afraid to face my fears and my fears are afraid of me...

    2. yoshi97 profile image88
      yoshi97posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I refuse!

      but I accept ...

      1. sandwichmom profile image61
        sandwichmomposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        In college we learned it meant split minds-
        Either way schizophrenic the mind definitely sees something the rest of us don't

  2. GoldiString profile image60
    GoldiStringposted 7 years ago

    Anhedonia is one interesting characteristic of a Schizo d/o. Lack of pleasure + flat affect which i think is one useful anhedonic behaviour a normal person can assimilate when encountered by an extremely manic person.

  3. Sheila Wilson profile image86
    Sheila Wilsonposted 7 years ago

    That's interesting. I never knew schizophrenia translates to "split minds." No wonder people tend to confuse schizophrenia with multiple personality disorder (dissociative identity disorder).

  4. Bovine Currency profile image61
    Bovine Currencyposted 7 years ago

    schizophrenia does not translate to split mind.  I accept this is the common interpretation but a more true translation is fragmented mind.

    http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=FjFR … mp;f=false

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    jkbensenposted 7 years ago

    I am a schizophrenic in recovery.... I dont think I will ever be without it .. not that i want it.. but its a life affect for me and I have never heard of it being translated to anything... Ill look it up some day.

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    A Texanposted 7 years ago

    Roses are red
    Violets are blue
    I'm a schizophrenic
    and so am I