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What is schizoaffective disorder?

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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Schizoaffective

Schizoaffective disorder is an extremely serious illness that can be thought of as a combination of schizophrenic (psychosis) and bipolar disorder (the old term being manic depression) with involves extreme mood swings.

In brief: Schizoaffective

Schizoaffective disorder is an extremely serious illness that can be thought of as a combination of schizophrenic (psychosis) and bipolar disorder (the old term being manic depression) with involves extreme mood swings.
Dr. Andrew Berry
Dr. Andrew Berry
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Mood +psychosis

Schizoaffective disorder is a condition in which a person experiences a combination of schizophrenia symptoms — such as hallucinations or delusions — and of mood disorder symptoms, such as mania or depression.
See the reference below for more info:schizoaffective disorder - mayoclinic.Com - mayo clinic www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/schizoaffective-disorder/ds...

In brief: Mood +psychosis

Schizoaffective disorder is a condition in which a person experiences a combination of schizophrenia symptoms — such as hallucinations or delusions — and of mood disorder symptoms, such as mania or depression.
See the reference below for more info:schizoaffective disorder - mayoclinic.Com - mayo clinic www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/schizoaffective-disorder/ds...
Dr. Donald Jacobson
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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3 doctors agree

In brief: Mood ; psychosis

It is an illness in which one experiences both mood ( depressive and/ or manic) episodes and psychotic symptoms ( delusions and/or hallucinations).
But the psychotic symptoms need to be present even when there is not a current mood episode.

In brief: Mood ; psychosis

It is an illness in which one experiences both mood ( depressive and/ or manic) episodes and psychotic symptoms ( delusions and/or hallucinations).
But the psychotic symptoms need to be present even when there is not a current mood episode.
Dr. William Marchand
Dr. William Marchand
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