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schizophreniform disorder

a mental disorder with the signs and symptoms of schizophrenia but duration of less than six months.
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schiz·o·phren·i·form dis·or·der

1. a disorder with essential features that are identical with those of schizophrenia, with the exception that the duration including prodromal, active, and residual phases is shorter than 6 months.
2. a DSM diagnosis that is established when the specified criteria are met.
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schizophreniform disorder

295.40 DSM-IV Psychiatry A schizophrenia-like condition that is identical to schizophrenia except: (1) the total duration of the illness–including prodromal, active and residual phases–is ≥ 1 month, but < 6 months and (2) impaired social and occupational functioning during some part of the illness is not required;1/3 of Pts with SD recover completely; the rest progress to schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder. See Schizophrenia.
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Schizophreniform disorder

A short-term variation of schizophrenia that has a total duration of one to six months.
Mentioned in: Psychosis
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Patients with schizophrenia, schizophreniform disorder bipolar affective disorder mental retardation, severe neurological disorder, age<l5 years, and a history of any serious and progressive organic physical disease, and pregnant or breast-feeding women were excluded.
Methodologically comprehensive work from Finland (illustrated in Figure 1) has shown that the spectrum of psychotic disorders (including schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, schizophreniform disorder, delusional disorder, psychotic disorder NOS, brief psychotic disorder, psychotic depression, psychotic bipolar disorder, substance-induced psychotic disorder, psychotic disorder due to a medical condition), whilst largely ignored in research, is much broader than the diagnosis of schizophrenia alone.
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The last original article by Chen and colleagues [7] is another retrospective chart review study that compares the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in individuals with schizophrenia or schizophreniform disorder who are homeless and not homeless.
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