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For at least 6 months, these patients have had two or more of these five types of psychotic symptom: delusions, disorganized speech, hallucinations, negative symptoms, and catatonia or other markedly abnormal behavior. Ruled out as causes of the psychotic symptoms are significant mood disorders, substance use, and general medical conditions

Schizophrenia

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The specifier can be applied to disorders that include psychosis, mood disorders, autistic spectrum disorder,
and other medical conditions

Catatonia associated with another mental disorder (catatonia specifier)

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This category is for patients who have the basic symptoms of schizophrenia but have been ill for only 1–6 months—less than the time specified for schizophrenia

Schizophreniform disorder

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For at least 1 month, these patients have had basic schizophrenia symptoms; at the same time, they have prominent symptoms of mania or depression

Schizoaffective disorder

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These patients will have had at least one of the basic psychotic symptoms for less than 1 month

Brief psychotic disorder

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These patients have delusions, but not the other symptoms of schizophrenia

Delusional disorder

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A variety of medical and neurological conditions can produce psychotic symptoms that may not meet criteria for any of the conditions above

Psychotic disorder due to another medical condition

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Alcohol or other substances (intoxication or withdrawal) can cause psychotic symptoms that may not meet criteria for any of the conditions above

Substance/medication-induced psychotic disorder

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Use one of these categories for patients with psychoses that don’t seem to fit any of the categories above

Other specified, or unspecified, schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorder

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Use when a patient has symptoms of catatonia but there isn’t enough information to substantiate a more definitive diagnosis

Unspecified catatonia