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Definition

  • characterized by a significant impairment in reality testing
    • delusions or hallucinations (with/without insight into their pathological nature)
    • behaviour so disorganized that it is reasonable to infer that reality testing is disturbed
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Differential Diagnosis of Psychosis
Schizophrenia

Schizophreniform Disorder
Brief Psychotic Disorder
Postpartum Mood Disorders

Schizoaffective Disorder
Delusional Disorder
Shared Psychotic Disorder (Folie à Deux)
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