Results for: schizoaffective-disorder

What does schizoaffective-unspec mean?

I'm a mental health professional, (LICSW) but not a physician. Schizoaffective Disorder is a psychotic disorder, and I'm not sure that the "unspecified" qualifier is appropriate for this particular disorder. Basically, Schizoaffective Disorder is when a person is suffering with… Full Answer

What is a schizoaffective disorder cure?

Sadly, there is no cure for schizoaffective disorder. There are, instead, medications and specific types of therapy that can help people who suffer from this disorder. Some of these medications are antipsychotics, mood-stabilizing medications, and antidepressants. Specific types of counseling… Full Answer

What may delusions indicate?

Delusions are a common symptom of several mood and personality-related mental illnesses, including schizoaffective disorder, schizophrenia, shared psychotic disorder, major depressive disorder, and bipolar disorder. Full Answer

What is worse psychosis or schizophrenia?

They are the same thing. Schizophrenia is a psychotic disorder in the spectrum of psychotic disorders. However, that said, Schizophrenia is the most severe of the psychotic disorders (with perhaps the exception of Schizoaffective disorder). A person can be labeled… Full Answer

How old was tulisa when her mum was ill?

she was 5 years old when her mother was sectioned under the Mental Health Act. Tulisas dad left when she was nine - she then became a carer for her mum who has bipolar disorder and is diagnosed with schizoaffective… Full Answer

What is a mental illness where you hear and see things?

There are many mental illnesses where you may hallucinate. They include schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, schizophreniform disorder, shared psychotic disorder, brief psychotic disorder, substance-induced psychotic disorder, bipolar disorder, major depression with psychotic features, delirium, and dementia. However, when someone talks about… Full Answer

What type of mental disorders are there?

Mood Disorders - Depression, Bipolar Disorder, etc. Anxiety Disorders - GAD, PTSD, Phobias Learning Disorders - ADHD, Dyslexia, etc. Personality Disorders- Borderline Personality Disorder, Naricssistic Personality Disorder, etc. Psychosis - Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder, etc. Disorders brought upon by drug abuse… Full Answer