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A. Presence of one (or more) of: delusions; hallucinations; disorganized speech; grossly disorganized or catatonic behavior
B. Duration of episode is at least 1 day & less than 1 MONTH
C. Not due to substance or medical condition; or not better explained by MDD or bipolar w/ psychotic features

Brief Psychotic


A. 2 or more of the following; present for significant portion of time DURING a 1 month period (or less); Delusions; hallucinations; disorganized speech; grossly disorganized or catatonic behavior; *negative symptoms (diminished emotional expression or avolition
B. level of functioning in one or more areas is below average
C. Signs persist for at least 6 months
D. Schizoaffective and MDD or bipolar have been ruled out



A. Schizophrenia criteria with a concurrent mood disorder ( depressive or manic)
B. Delusions or hallucinations for 2 or more weeks in the ABSENCE of depression or manic episodes;
C. symptoms that meet for a major mood episode are present for the total duration of the active and residual portions of the illness
D. Not attributable with substance or medical condition

Schizoaffective Disorder


What type of psychotic disorder has bipolar type or a depressive type?



What psychotic diagnosis has criteria specifier that ask if : with marked stressor or with out marked stressor(s) OR with postpartum onset?

Brief psychotic


What does it mean to have positive psychotic symptoms?

one who has an additional behavior : i.e. delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech, or abnormal psychomotor behavior


What does it mean to have negative symptoms?

ex: emotional expression is lost and/or avolition is present


What psychotic diagnosis requires either a hallucination or delusions in the absence of mood disorder?



What psychotic diagnosis has to have a mood disorder for the majority of the time>



How do you separate Schozoaffective from bipolar with psychotic features?

Schizoaffective has delusions or hallucinations for at least 2 weeks in the ABSENCE of a major mood episode