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Schizoaffective Disorder

Schizoaffective Disorder

Schizoaffective disorder is a serious mental illness that has features of two different conditions, schizophrenia and an affective (mood) disorder, either major depressionor bipolar disorder. Schizophrenia is a brain disorder that distorts the way a person thinks, acts, expresses emotions, perceives reality, and relates to others. Depression is an illness that is marked by feelings of sadness, worthlessness, or [...]

November 12, 2013 Friends of The People Mental Health 0

Manic Depression Disorder (Bi-polar Affective Disorder)

Manic Depression Disorder (Bi-polar Affective Disorder)

Background Manic depression is commonly referred to as bipolar disorder. It is a major affective disorder, or mood disorder, characterized by dramatic mood swings. When in a manic state, it causes sleeplessness, sometimes for days, along with hallucinations, psychosis, grandiose delusions, and/or paranoia. Bipolar disorder is defined by the presence of one or more episodes of abnormally [...]

November 11, 2013 Friends of The People Mental Health 0