When a person receives a diagnosis of being schizo or having schizophrenia, adhering to a lifelong treatment plan is the key to maintaining good mental health.
An example of schizo used as an adjective is in the phrase "schizo behavior," which means behavior where a person has multiple personalities.
An example of a schizo is someone who has multiple personalities.
Origin of schizo-Modern Latin from Classical Greek schizein, to cleave, cut from Indo-European an unverified form skeid- from base an unverified form skei-, to cut, separate from source shin, Classical Latin scindere, to cut
Origin of schizo-New Latin from Greek skhizo- from skhizein to split ; see skei- in Indo-European roots.
From Ancient Greek ÏƒÏ‡Î¯Î¶Ï‰ (skhizÅ, “I split").