1. A severe mental disorder in which a person becomes unable to act or reason in a rational way, often with delusions and withdrawal from a relationship.
2. A situation of extreme conflict between choices, loyalties, or ways of life.
Part of speech:
1. Molly was diagnosed with schizophrenia after she became unable to reason in a rational way with her mother.
2. Jennifer went through a schizophrenic period of her life when she could not decide if she wanted to go to college.
Living With Schizophrenia