acute schizophrenic episode


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Related to acute schizophrenic episode: chronic undifferentiated schizophrenia
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Synonyms for acute schizophrenic episode

schizophrenia of abrupt onset and relatively short duration (a few weeks or months)

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Nine days after the show, he was admitted to hospital as an in-patient suffering from an acute schizophrenic episode.
Nine days after the show, he was admitted to hospital suffering from an acute schizophrenic episode.
Hospitalized patients admitted for emergency treatment of phencyclidine induced bizarre behavior are likely to be mis-diagnosed because the presenting symptoms so often closely resemble those of an acute schizophrenic episode. Patients admitted because of injuries from automobile accidents, fires, and other causes -- although the result of phencyclidine intoxication -- may also be improperly diagnosed.
In the prodromal phase of an acute schizophrenic episode, the patient feels strange, uncomfortable, and filled with foreboding.
Nine days after the show, he was admitted to hospital as an in-patient suffering from an acute schizophrenic episode. His mental problems have continued and he is now unemployed.
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