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Comparison between Schizophrenia and Delusional Disorder

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Two types of schizophrenia
Two types of psychotic disorders
One type of schizophrenia and another psychotic disorder

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Differentiated and undifferentiated schizophrenia, brief psychotic disorder and delusional disorder are discussed in this solution, including definitions and comparisons between them.

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Two types of psychotic disorders

Brief Psychotic Disorder

In brief psychotic disorder, the patient has brief episodes of the disorder in response to a severe traumatic event usually, and recovery is quicker than chronic psychosis.

Delusional disorders include a range of delusions and hallucinations. To name a couple, some forms of psychotic disorders make the patient experience delusions or hallucinations where the patient's personal grandiosity is evident or paranoia from external elements ...

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