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Can one who is bipolar also be schizophrenic?

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can one who is bipolar also be schizophrenic?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  MN Psychiatrist replied 5 years ago.
Hello, I am a psychiatrist.

If someone appears to have schizophrenia with bipolar type symptoms, then what they have is called schizoaffective disorder, bipolar type, which may be thought of as sort of a mix between schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
where can one find info on schizoaffective dirorder bipolar type -is retesting the best way to start looking for answers/information?