Schizophrenia & Psychosis


Catatonia is not a disorder in and of itself, but a possible symptom of several known disorders, especially those classified on the psychotic spectrum. Catatonia is experienced by up to...
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Schizophreniform Disorder Symptoms

The characteristic symptoms of schizophreniform disorder are identical to those of Schizophrenia, but schizophreniform disorder is distinguished by its duration. An episode of the disorder (including prodromal, active, and...
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Schizoaffective Disorder Treatment

Table of Contents Introduction Psychotherapy Hospitalization Medications Self-Help Introduction Schizoaffective disorder is best treated with both psychotherapy and appropriate medication. This disorder largely consists of both a thought disorder...
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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...
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Schizophrenia Treatment

Table of Contents Introduction Psychotherapy Medications Coping Guidelines For The Family Self-Help Introduction Schizophrenia usually first appears in a person during their late teens or throughout their twenties. It...
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Schizophrenia Symptoms

Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that is characterized by at least 2 of the following  symptoms, for at least one month: Delusions Hallucinations Disorganized speech (, frequent derailment or...
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