Bleulerian

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Bleuler +‎ -ian

Adjective[edit]

Bleulerian ‎(comparative more Bleulerian, superlative most Bleulerian)

  1. Of or relating to Paul Eugen Bleuler (1857–1939), Swiss psychiatrist who studied mental illness and coined the term schizophrenia.
    • Oliver Sacks, Awakenings
      His thinking and speaking became more and more splintered, and full of neologisms; words and even fragments of words broke up, re-assorted, and were given new meanings; he now spoke in a very accelerated Bleulerian 'word salad,' brilliant in a way, but very difficult to follow []