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People with schizophreniform disorder recover within six months. If the symptoms don’t improve, the person likely has schizophrenia, which is a lifelong illness. According to the American Psychiatric Association, about two-thirds of people with schizophreniform disorder go on to develop schizophrenia.

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Medscape: "Schizophreniform Disorder."

PsychCentral: "Schizophreniform Disorder."

 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on February 18, 2020

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Medscape: "Schizophreniform Disorder."

PsychCentral: "Schizophreniform Disorder."

 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on February 18, 2020

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