Definition of schizo-affective in English:

schizo-affective

Syllabification: schiz·o-af·fec·tive
(also schizoaffective)

adjective

  • Characterized by or exhibiting symptoms of both schizophrenia and a mood disorder such as bipolar disorder or depression: schizo-affective disorder she was diagnosed as schizo-affective
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    • Around this time, medications, diagnosis and understanding of mental illnesses like bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and schizo-affective disorder was improving.
    • She suffers from schizo-affective disorder with episodes of depression and paranoid psychosis (persecutory delusions and illusions), in the past resulting in suicide attempts as well as bulimia nervosa and eczema.
    • I concur with the frequently cited diagnosis of schizo-affective disorder.

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