Types of Schizophrenia and Other psychotic Disorders
Delusional disorder: The existence of prominent, nonbizarre delusions
Brief psychotic disorder
Sudden onset of symptoms
May or may not be preceded by a severe
Lasts less than 1 month
Return to full premorbid level of functioning
Substance- and medication-induced psychotic disorder
The presence of prominent hallucinations and delusions that are judged to be directly attributable to substance intoxication or withdrawal
Psychotic disorder due to another medical condition
Prominent hallucinations and delusions are directly attributable to a general medical condition.
Catatonic disorder due to another medical condition
This diagnosis is made when the catatonic symptoms are directly attributable to the physiological consequences of a general medical condition.
Same symptoms as schizophrenia with the exception that the duration of the disorder has been at least 1 month but less than 6 months
Schizophrenic symptoms accompanied by a strong element of symptomatology associated with mood disorders of either mania or depression