Although, the prefix, "schizo", does mean, "to split", the condition was given this term incorrectly. People who are afflicted with schizophrenia are not split personalities. Schizophrenia, which has various forms, is marked by, "a breakdown in the relation between thoughts, feelings, and actions...". So the old, un-funny joke, "I'm schizophrenic, and so am I", does not apply.


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