Schizophrenia vs Pastiche - What's the difference?

schizophrenia | pastiche |


As a noun schizophrenia

is (pathology) a psychiatric diagnosis denoting a persistent, often chronic, mental illness variously affecting behavior, thinking, and emotion.

As a verb pastiche is

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schizophrenia

Noun

  • (pathology) A psychiatric diagnosis denoting a persistent, often chronic, mental illness variously affecting behavior, thinking, and emotion.
  • (informal) Any condition in which disparate or mutually exclusive activities coexist.
  • Derived terms

    * borderline schizophrenia * catatonic schizophrenia (catatonia) * disorganized schizophrenia * hebephrenic schizophrenia (hebephrenia) * latent schizophrenia * paranoid schizophrenia * paraphrenic schizophrenia * reactive schizophrenia * schizophrenic

    Synonyms

    * dementia praecox * schizophrenic disorder * schizophrenic psychosis

    pastiche

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A work of art, drama, literature, music, or architecture that imitates the work of a previous artist.
  • A musical medley, typically quoting other works.
  • An incongruous mixture; a hodgepodge.
  • (uncountable) A postmodern playwriting technique that fuses a variety of styles, genres, and story lines to create a new form.
  • Verb

    (pastich)
  • To create or compose in a mixture of styles.
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  • , passage=That the genetic code of the platypus proved to be as bizarrely pastiched as its anatomy enhanced the popular appeal of the report, published in the journal Nature. }}

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