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Schizoaffective
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Schizoaffective Disorder is an illness in which the patient has symptoms of both Schizophrenia and a major mood disorder at the same time. Patients with Schizoaffective Disorder experience a combination of symptoms associated with both diseases.

There are currently two types of Schizoaffective disorder:

- Bipolar type
- Depressive type

The Bipolar type is where the patient has symptoms of a Manic or Mixed and/or a Depressive episode with his/her psychotic symptoms.

The Depressive type is where the patient has only the symptoms of a Major Depressive Disorder with his/her psychotic symptoms.

Some symptoms of Schizoaffective Disorder include:

- auditory/visual hallucinations
- suspiciousness
- unusual thought content
- disorganization
- emotional withdrawal
- blunted affect
- inability to express pleasure
- attention difficulties.


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Our facility identifies and recruits appropriate patients and monitors them during the study. If you qualify and consent to participate, there will be no charge for your study medication and office visits. Additionally, you are responsible for attendence to regular scheduled appointments.


Fact:

During any one-year period, up to 50 million Americans suffer from clearly diagnosable mental disorder involving a degree of incapacity that interferes with employment, attendence at school or daily life.