schizoaffective


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schiz·o·af·fec·tive

(skiz'ō-ă-fek'tiv),
Having an admixture of symptoms suggestive of both schizophrenia and affective (mood) disorder.

schizoaffective

/schizo·af·fec·tive/ (skiz″o-uh-fek´tiv) pertaining to or exhibiting features of both schizophrenic and mood disorders.

schizoaffective

(skĭt′sō-ə-fĕk′tĭv)
adj.
Showing symptoms of both schizophrenia and mood disorder.

schiz·o·af·fec·tive

(skiz'ō-ă-fek'tiv)
Having an admixture of symptoms suggestive of both schizophrenia and affective (mood) disorder.

Patient discussion about schizoaffective

Q. Whats schizoaffective disease its a mental disease

A. Schitzoaffective is a mental disease that causes symptoms of schitzophrenia and symptoms of bi-polar. patients see things, hear voices, are moody,etc.Patients go into a high mania and a low mania.

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