Associated Features of Schizoaffective Disorder
A person with Schizoaffective Disorder may display symptoms similar to other psychiatric disorders.
- Learning Problem
- Euphoric Mood
- Depressed Mood
- Somatic / Sexual Dysfunction
- Hyperactivity Guilt / Obsession
- Odd / Eccentric / Suspicious Personality
- Anxious / Fearful / Dependent Personality
- Dramatic / Erratic / Antisocial Personality
Some disorders display similar or sometimes even the same symptom. The clinician, therefore, in his/her diagnostic attempt has to differentiate against the following disorders which he/she needs to rule out to establish a precise diagnosis.
- Psychotic Disorder Due to a General Medical Condition
- A delirium, or a dementia
- Substance-Induced Psychotic Disorder
- Substance-Induced Delirium
- Delusional Disorder
- Psychotic Disorder Not Otherwise Specified.
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Gluck, S. (2007, March 2). Associated Features of Schizoaffective Disorder, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2019, September 15 from https://www.healthyplace.com/thought-disorders/schizophrenia-articles/associated-features-of-schizoaffective-disorder