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What is the difference between Schizoaffective Disorder and Dysthymia?

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C. Block

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C. Block, English Professor, M.A, Ph.D, Buffalo

Answered Aug 29, 2019

Schizoaffective disorder is known to be the condition wherein the person is known to have a unique mental disorder. Dysthymia is considered to be a disorder that can affect people’s moods. This type of condition is considered to be a form of depression. Schizoaffective disorder can sometimes make people see the world differently.

Schizoaffective disorder is known to be the condition wherein the person is known to have a unique
They can cause people’s reactions to the situations that they are in weird to people who do not know what they are going through. Dysthymia is known to be a chronic type of depression that may come and go depending on the situations that the person is going through. There are different medications that people with these conditions would need to take to function normally.

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Answered Aug 07, 2019

Schizoaffective Disorder is a kind of mental disorder which arises as a result of depression and leads to uncontrollable mood swings. This type of mental health disorder can result to a list of symptoms like delusions and hallucination. Schizoaffective can result into a lot of things, it can prevent someone from functioning effectively at work. This particular disorder has a way of affecting all the five senses, that is, your sight, taste, hearing, smell, and touch.

Schizoaffective Disorder is a kind of mental disorder which arises as a result of depression and
Dysthymia, on the other hand, is also a mood disorder and it manifests as one of many syndromes of depression. This occurs mostly as a result of chronic depression, and as chronic as this might feel, its symptoms are way less than those caused by other types of depression disorder. Schizoaffective can be treated by a number of antidepressant drugs, anti-psychotic drugs. While dysthymia can also be treated by any available drugs that can be used in treating depression disorders

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Larry Thornton, Student, MBA, Los Angles

Answered Jun 13, 2019

Schizoaffective disorder is known to be a mental health condition that is somewhat similar to schizophrenia. People who have this will usually experience hallucinations and delusions. Some of them would have terrible mood swings. Even if it may seem, and it is chronic, different medications can be taken for this. Dysthymia is also known as a type of mental disorder wherein the person is in a constant depressive state.

Schizoaffective disorder is known to be a mental health condition that is somewhat similar to
This means that the person may experience a different level of depression but will have a harder time getting out of despair as compared to someone who is diagnosed with depression. Take note that this is still considered to be a minor form of depression.

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