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schiz·o

 (skĭt′sō) Offensive Slang
n. pl. schiz·os
A schizophrenic person.
adj.
Schizophrenic.

schizo

(ˈskɪtsəʊ)
adj
(Psychology) schizophrenic
n, pl -os
(Psychology) a schizophrenic person

schiz•o

(ˈskɪt soʊ)

n., pl. schiz•os,
adj. Slang. n.
1. a schizophrenic or schizoid person.
adj.
2. schizophrenic or schizoid.
3. crazy; wildly eccentric.
[1940–45; by shortening; compare -o]

schizo-

a combining form meaning “split,” “fission”: schizocarp. Also, esp. before a vowel,schiz-.
[< Greek, comb. form representing schízein to part, split]
Translations

schizo

[ˈskɪtsəʊ] Nesquizo/a m/f

schizo

(inf)
n (= schizophrenic)Schizophrene(r) mf; (= crazy person)Verrückte(r) mf (inf)
adj (= schizophrenic)schizophren; (= crazy)verrückt (inf)
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Kane County Assistant State's Attorney Joe Cullen said Baumgartner was suffering from schizo affective disorder, bipolar-type when she repeatedly stabbed her sister, Sharon, with a knife on Sept.
Critique: The raw, real, and unfiltered memoir of 22-year-old author Lily Bennett, who has high-functioning schizophrenia and aspires to become a therapist so she can help others like herself, Diary of a Schizo Bitch is a glimpse into the hard realities of growing up made even harder by debilitating mental illness.
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The narration in Schizo is jarring, thanks to Miles's schizophrenia, and gives the book a slightly distracting, disjointed effect; however, the crafting of the plot and the convergence of the different storylines keeps pages turning.
I'd sing, I'd dance - I'd just put on a solo show like a schizo, playing all the characters.
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Students were inspired to make their film after watching the Time to Change campaign's challenging promotional Schizo film - a horror movie-style trailer produced to overturn misconceptions that people with schizophrenia are violent.
En route to Worthing Police Station, he said: "I'm schizo, I did it and loved it and s***, I should have stabbed her more," Mr Hall told the court.
Psycho (1960), which has been endlessly dissected by psychoanalytic approaches (as has much of Hitchcock's oeuvre), takes on new life when analyzed as a schizo text.