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Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

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DDx

  • Major depressive or manic episode with psychotic features
  • Drugs or substance abuse, eg, steroids, cocaine, amphetamines, alcohol withdrawal
  • Psychotic symptoms associated with dementia
  • Delirium
  • CNS disease, eg, complex partial seizures, tumor, neurosyphilis
  • Nutritional deficiency, eg, thiamine, vitamin B12
  • Heavy metal poisoning, eg, mercury
  • Endocrinopathy, eg, hypothyroidism, Cushing’s syndrome
  • Other psychotic disorder, eg, schizoaffective or schizophreniform disorder, delusional disorder (nonbizarre delusions, minimal impairment of daily functioning), brief psychotic disorder
  • Personality disorder, eg, paranoid, schizotypal, schizoid

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Last updated: December 1, 2014

Citation

Zeiger, Roni F.. "Schizophrenia." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114938/all/Schizophrenia.
Zeiger RF. Schizophrenia. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114938/all/Schizophrenia. Accessed April 18, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Schizophrenia. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114938/all/Schizophrenia
Zeiger RF. Schizophrenia [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 April 18]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114938/all/Schizophrenia.
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