Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition: DSM-IV-TR®
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Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders he disorders in this section include
Schizophrenia , Schizophreniform Disorder , Schizoaffective Disorder ,
Delusional Disorder , Brief Psychotic Disorder , Shared Psychotic Disorder ,
meet the A and C criteria for Brief Psychotic Disorder but not the B criterion ( i.e. ,
the duration of active symptoms is 1-6 months as opposed to remitting within a
month ) are more common in developing countries than in developed countries .
Differential Diagnosis Hallucinations and delusions commonly occur in the
context of a delirium ; however , a separate diagnosis of Psychotic Disorder Due
to a General Medical Condition is not given if the disturbance occurs exclusively
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Delirium Dementia and Amnestic
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