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- (obsolete) A type of mental disorder occurring during puberty.
- (clinical psychology) A form of schizophrenia characterised by inappropriate behaviour and emotional responses.
- 1937, Malcolm Lowry, "Prelude To Mammon"
- Sir: drinking is a problem without doubt:
- Whether or not we like it, whether or not
- The goddamn thing will put you on the spot
- With heebiejeebies hebephrene or gout:
- Or lumbago will set you tapping out
- On brass ferrule to stool, to rest, to rot.