More women than men are affected by schizoaffective disorder. It tends to develop at a later age in women than men and is more likely to the depressive type

The depressive type is also more common in older people, while the bipolar type is more common in younger people. Symptoms usually begin in early adulthood.

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Schizoaffective—-bipolar type—-man

Here

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ditto :sunglasses:

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Sza, mixed bipolar type, female, dx at age 31

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It seems like I run into far more bipolar type sza’s than depressive or mixed types. On the outside and on this forum. I’m sza bipolar type also. Female. Dx at age 33.

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Female sza depressive type, finally diagnosed at age 43.

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sza depressive type here, female dx’ed at 18

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What meds are you on?

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Female bipolar type

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What meds are you on, may I ask?

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I take 30 mg of Haldol, 100 mg of Lamictal, and 10 mg of Lexapro, plus 0.5 mg Klonopin PRN.

I’ve been in the mental health system for 31 years but it took until five years ago to get correctly diagnosed.

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Yes, I am on 500mg of Seroquel, 150mg of zoloft, 2mg of cogentin, and 900mg of lithium which can, surprisingly, act as an antidepressant.

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Sza, bipolar type, rapid cycling and or mixed episodes, female, 46

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That’s just terrible that it took them that long to properly diagnose and treat you.

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I was dx at 31, 46 now. Sorry

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Lithium made me hypothyroid for life.

Sorry to hear that. Were they not giving you blood tests every 3 months?

I was born a woman but live as a man.
Sza bipolar mixed

@Sardonic you’re a girl?! This whole time I thought you were a dude!

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Sza depressive type, symptoms started in my teens, 33 now, male