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.
- The definition of schizo is short for schizophrenic, which means relating to the mental disorder of hallucinations, acting in conflicting ways, having multiple personalities and delusions.
An example of schizo used as an adjective is in the phrase "schizo behavior," which means behavior where a person has multiple personalities.
- Schizo is short for schizophrenic, which is defined as a person who has a mental disease shown by acting in different ways, hallucinating, having multiple personalities and delusions.
An example of a schizo is someone who has multiple personalities.
- split, cleavage, division: schizocarp
- schizophrenia: schizoid
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
- Split; cleft: schizocarp.
- Cleavage; fission: schizogenesis.
- Schizophrenia: schizoid.
Origin of schizo-New Latin from Greek skhizo- from skhizein to split ; see skei- in Indo-European roots.
- (slang) Schizophrenic.
From Ancient Greek ÏƒÏ‡Î¯Î¶Ï‰ (skhizÅ, “I split").