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What is the DSM IV for Schizophrenia?
Two or more of the following, each present for a significant portion of time during a 1 month period (or less if treated successfully)
Disorganized speech
Grossly disorganized or catatonic behavior
Negative symptoms
Note: only one Criterion A symptom (one of the 5 listed above) is required if delusions are bizarre or hallucinations consist of a voice keeping up a running commentary ont he person's behavior or thoughts or two or more voices conversing with each other
What is the duration for schizophrenia?
Continuous signs of the disturbance persist for at least 6 months. Must include 1 mont of symptoms that meet criterion A
What might be considered the 'sine qua non' of schizophrenia?
Disturbance in Process
Disturbance in Thought Content
Disturbance in perception
Emotional disturbances
Behavioral Disturbance
What are some subtypes of Schizophrenia?
Paranoid, Disorganized, Catatonic, Undifferentiated, and Residual
What is Schizoaffective Disorder
Major Depressive , Manic or Mixed Episodes occuring simultaneously with the characteristic Criterion A symptoms of Schizophrenia
At least 2 weeks of psychotic symptoms in the abence of depression or mania biporla disorder superimposed with Schizophrenia
What is Delusional Disorder?
Essential feature is a nonbizarre delusion of at least one month's duration not accompanied by hallucinations, disordganized pseech, catatonic behavior, negative symptoms, markedly impaired functioning or bizarre behavior
What is a brief psychotic disorder?
Delusions, hallucinations, or disorganized speech or behavior must be present for at least one day but for lest than one month. Can be caused by lack of sleep or stress and anxiety.
What is Schizophreniform Disorder??
Symptoms are essentially same as schizophrenia with two key differences. The duration of the illness must be at least one month but less than 6 months.