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1

what is the duration of schizophreniform?

between 1 month and 6 months

2

when is schizophreniform most common?

adolescents and young adults

3

what are characteristics of schizophreniform?

acute psychotic d/o with limited duration

4

what do schizophreniform pts typically not have?

negative sxs

5

what is schizoaffective d/o?

schizophrenia plus a mood disorder

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older schizoaffective pts are likely to have which mood disorder?

depression

7

younger schizoaffective pts are likely to have which mood disorder?

bipolar

8

which schizoaffective pts has a better prognosis?

more mood component than schizo

9

what is characteristic of delusional disorder?

nonbizarre delusions that last at least one month

10

what is the mean age of onset of delusional disorder?

40yo
W>M

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what is erotomanic delusion?

love story about someone higher than you

12

what is a jealous delusion?

almost always involves a spouse

13

what is a somatic delusion?

health related

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what can cause onset of delusions?

a stressor

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what is prognosis of delusional disorder?

50% will recover

16

what is key when treating a delusional disorder?

creating a solid, stable relationship

17

what is shared psychotic d/o?

osmosis of psychosis
-person close to another delusional person (family member) develops a similar delusion

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how do you treat shared psychotic d/o?

separate the family members

19

what is the duration of brief psychotic d/o?

1day to 1month

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what is prognosis of brief psychotic d/o?

full remission

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