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Schizoaffective disorder

Schizoaffective disorder is a psychotic illness with both schizophrenic and affective (mood) symptoms. While symptoms vary greatly, they may include depression, poor temper control, racing thoughts (affective), and delusions and hallucinations (schizophrenic).


Review Date: 3/7/2012
Reviewed By: Fred K. Berger, MD, DLFAPA, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCSD School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.
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