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Schizoaffective Disorder Symptoms

Symptoms of Schizoaffective Disorder

Schizoaffective disorder is a distinct condition from schizophrenia. However, it has aspects of both schizophrenia and a mood disorder. While symptoms of schizophrenia (psychosis) are always present, symptoms of a mood disorder (either mania or depression) are also present for a majority of the time.

The combination of symptoms from two separate conditions is one reason schizoaffective disorder is difficult to diagnose.

Symptoms of schizoaffective disorder can vary but include:

While schizoaffective disorder is a chronic condition, there is hope by working with your doctor to find a treatment that’s right for you.

Approved for the treatment of schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder.
Please discuss your symptoms with your healthcare professional. He or she will review your symptoms and may consult the established guidelines, which are available in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, where applicable.