What's the difference between Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorder?

Can someone share the difference in a concise way.

Schizoaffective is psychosis with depression and/or mania. Schizophrenia is just psychosis alone.


I now have paranoid personality and borderline personality. Use to have schzioaffective. I would be curious see difference between schzioaffective and paranoid personality not hijack thread

Its how depression or mania plays into the disorder. Schizophrenics can become depressed but thats not as major of a problem as it is for schizoaffectives.

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Paranoid personality doesnt entail hallucinations to the degree as schizoaffective and paranoid personality is anlong standing pattern whereas schizoaffective is episodic and more of an illness.

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