Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide

Schizoaffective Disorder

Anne Leonpacher, M.D., Russell Margolis, M.D.
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DEFINITION

  • Disorder characterized by major mood episodes and psychotic symptoms, with significant mood symptoms present for the majority of the duration of psychotic illness and with psychotic symptoms sometimes or exclusively occurring in the absence of a major mood episode

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Last updated: May 5, 2015