About Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder and Schizophreniform Disorder
Schizophrenia affects approximately 2.
7 percent of people with a diagnosis of schizophrenia or schizophreniform disorder
(a related disorder marked by the same symptoms as schizophrenia but lasting less than 6 months) also met the criteria for an AUD diagnosis at some time during their lives and that 47 percent met the criteria for any substance use disorder (excluding nicotine dependence) (Regier et al.
Schizophrenia may be either long lasting (chronic) or of brief duration, in which case it is called a schizophreniform disorder
Schizophrenia, schizophreniform disorder
and delusional disorders (paranoids).
Panel members also were asked to provide feedback on how the devices should be classified when used for treating schizophrenia, bipolar manic and mixed states, schizoaffective disorder, schizophreniform disorder
, and catatonia.
Depressive and anxiety symptoms in patients with schizophrenia and schizophreniform disorder
Psychiatric diagnoses were assessed with a modified version of the Composite International Diagnostic Interview (World Health Organization 1990) and included DSM-III-R (American Psychiatric Association 1987), major depressive episode and dysthymia, panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, phobias (either simple, social, or agoraphobia with or without panic), nonaffective psychotic disorders (schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, schizophreniform disorder
, delusional disorder, brief psychotic disorder, and psychotic disorder not otherwise specified), and addictive disorders (alcohol or drug abuse or dependence).
Schizophrenia or schizo-affective disorder, delusional disorders, acute psychosis or mania with psychotic mood, brief reactive psychosis, atypical psychosis, Tourette's syndrome, schizophreniform disorder
, Huntington's chlorea, short-term need of symptomatic treatment of nausea, vomiting, hiccups or itching, or dementia associated with psychotic or violent features that represent a danger to the patient or others.
All study participants had been diagnosed with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, or schizophreniform disorder