Schizophrenia & Psychosis Articles
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- Other Specified Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorder
This diagnosis means a person shows significant distress or impairment in social, occupational or other important areas of functioning due to psychotic symptoms that do not meet the full criteria for a ...
Catatonia is not a disorder in and of itself, but a possible symptom of several known disorders, especially those classified on the psychotic spectrum (occurs up to 35% in those with schizophrenia). Catatonia can also ...
- Schizophreniform Disorder Symptoms
The characteristic symptoms of schizophreniform disorder are identical to those of Schizophrenia.
Schizophreniform disorder is distinguished from schizophrenia by its duration: an episode of the disorder (including prodromal, active, and residual phases) lasts ...
- Psychotic Disorder: Not Otherwise Specified (NOS)
This category includes psychotic symptomatology (i.e., delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech, grossly disorganized or catatonic behavior) about which there is inadequate information to make a specific diagnosis or about which there is contradictory information, or disorders ...
- Shared Psychotic Disorder Symptoms
The essential feature of Shared Psychotic Disorder (Folie à Deux) is a delusion that develops in an individual who is involved in a close relationship with another person (sometimes termed the "inducer" or "the primary ...
- Schizoaffective Disorder Treatment
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Schizoaffective disorder is best treated with both psychotherapy and appropriate medication. This disorder largely consists of both a thought disorder and ...
- Schizoaffective Disorder Symptoms
Schizoaffective Disorder is characterized by the presence of a generally continuous psychotic illness plus intermittent mood episodes. Mood episodes are present for the majority of the total duration of the illness, which can include either one ...
- Brief Psychotic Disorder Symptoms
(Also Known as Brief Reactive Psychosis)
Brief Psychotic Disorder -- also known as brief reactive psychosis -- is a mental disorder that is typically diagnosed in a person's late 20s or early 30s. Brief reactive psychosis ...
- Schizophrenia Treatment
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Coping Guidelines For The Family
Schizophrenia usually first appears in a person during their late teens or throughout their twenties. It affects more men ...
- Schizophrenia Symptoms
Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that is characterized by at least 2 of the following symptoms, for at least one month:
Disorganized speech (e.g., frequent derailment or incoherence)
Grossly disorganized or catatonic behavior
A set of ...