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Help for Mood Disorder Symptoms in Schizoaffective Disorder

February 28, 2018 Megan Rahm

Mood disorder symptoms can overtake you as quickly as psychosis in schizoaffective disorder. Find out what to do with mood disorder symptoms on HealthyPlace. Hint: You may have to reach out for help.

Mood disorder symptoms and schizophrenia make up the two parts of schizoaffective disorder. The mood disorder can be bipolar disorder or depression. I write a lot about my psychotic symptoms on HealthyPlace, but today I want to discuss my mood disorder symptoms.

My mood disorder symptoms are just as debilitating as my schizophrenia symptoms. I am diagnosed with the bipolar type of schizoaffective disorder; however, I have only experienced mania a couple times. Usually, I struggle with depression.

Last year I had a bout of depression that was very hard to shake. When medication adjustments didn’t help, I found relief by seeing a therapist.

APA Reference
Rahm, M. (2018, February 28). Help for Mood Disorder Symptoms in Schizoaffective Disorder, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2019, June 26 from https://www.healthyplace.com/blogs/recoveringfrommentalillness/2018/02/asking-for-help-with-schizoaffective-mood-symptoms



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