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Associated Features of Schizoaffective Disorder

A person with Schizoaffective Disorder may display symptoms similar to other psychiatric disorders.

A person with Schizoaffective Disorder may display symptoms similar to other psychiatric disorders. Find out more.

  • Learning Problem
  • Hypoactivity
  • Psychotic
  • Euphoric Mood
  • Depressed Mood
  • Somatic / Sexual Dysfunction
  • Hyperactivity Guilt / Obsession
  • Odd / Eccentric / Suspicious Personality
  • Anxious / Fearful / Dependent Personality
  • Dramatic / Erratic / Antisocial Personality

Differential Diagnosis:

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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APA Reference
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

Last Updated: March 27, 2017

Medically reviewed by Harry Croft, MD

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