Schizoaffective disorder is a mental condition that causes both a loss of contact with reality (psychosis) and mood problems.
The exact cause of schizoaffective disorder is unknown. Changes in genes and chemicals in the brain (neurotransmitters) may play a role. Some experts do not believe it is a separate disorder from schizophrenia.
Schizoaffective disorder is believed to be less common than schizophrenia and mood disorders. Women may...Read more
There is a close relationship between bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder. These three conditions share genetic... Read more »
In three pieces this week on my blog Knowledge is Necessity, I happened to use a clinical trial of Invega on patients with schizoaffective... Read more »
Expert patient John McManamy, who has battled bipolar disorder, is taking his voice to a new level. His informative and provocative book, Living... Read more »
Bipolar disorder symptoms are cyclic. Patient's cycle into manic episodes, then return to normal before cycling into a depressive episode. This... Read more »
Bipolar disorder treatment includes medication and non-drug therapy. The good news is that most patients respond to treatment and are able to control... Read more »