Types of Schizophrenia and Other psychotic Disorders

Types of Schizophrenia and Other psychotic Disorders

Delusional disorder: The existence of prominent, nonbizarre delusions

Erotomanic type

Grandiose type

Jealous type

Persecutory type

Somatic type

Mixed type

Brief psychotic disorder

Sudden onset of symptoms

May or may not be preceded by a severe

psychosocial stressor

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.

Schizophreniform disorder

Same symptoms as schizophrenia with the exception that the duration of the disorder has been at least 1 month but less than 6 months

Schizoaffective disorder

Schizophrenic symptoms accompanied by a strong element of symptomatology associated with mood disorders of either mania or depression