Schizoaffective disorder
A mood disorder that is coupled with some symptoms resembling those of schizophrenia, particularly loss of personality (flat affect) and/or social withdrawal.

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[DSM-IV] a mental disorder in which a major depressive episode, manic episode, or mixed episode occurs along with prominent psychotic symptoms characteristic of schizophrenia, the symptoms of the mood disorder being present for a substantial portion of the illness, but not for its entirety, and the disturbance not being due to the effects of a psychoactive substance.

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  • Schizoaffective disorder — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Schizoaffective disorder ICD10 = F25 ICD9 = 295.70 DSM IV = 295.70 Schizoaffective disorder is a psychiatric diagnosis of neurobiological illness. It describes a condition where symptoms of a mood disorder and… …   Wikipedia

  • schizoaffective disorder — /skit soh euh fek tiv, skit soh / a psychotic disorder in which symptoms of schizophrenia and affective disorder occur simultaneously. [1930 35; SCHIZO(PHRENIC) + AFFECTIVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • schizoaffective disorder — /skit soh euh fek tiv, skit soh / a psychotic disorder in which symptoms of schizophrenia and affective disorder occur simultaneously. [1930 35; SCHIZO(PHRENIC) + AFFECTIVE] …   Useful english dictionary

  • schizoaffective — adjective Combining the symptoms of schizophrenia with those of bipolar disorder See Also: schizoaffective disorder …   Wiktionary

  • schizoaffective — schizo·af·fec·tive a fek tiv adj relating to, characterized by, or exhibiting symptoms of both schizophrenia and bipolar disorder <schizoaffective disorders> <schizoaffective patients> * * * schizo·af·fec·tive (skit″so ə… …   Medical dictionary

  • schizoaffective — schiz·o·af·fec·tive (skĭt sō ə fĕkʹtĭv) adj. Showing symptoms of both schizophrenia and affective disorder. * * * …   Universalium

  • schizoaffective psychosis — see under disorder …   Medical dictionary

  • schizoaffective schizophrenia — see under disorder …   Medical dictionary

  • Major depressive disorder — For other depressive disorders, see Mood disorder. Major Depressive Disorder Classification and external resources …   Wikipedia

  • Bipolar disorder — Manic depression redirects here. For other uses, see Manic depression (disambiguation). Bipolar disorder Classification and external resources ICD 10 F …   Wikipedia

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