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DSM-IV - Postpsychotic Depressive Disorder of Schizophrenia


[From American Psychiatric Association. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. 4th ed. Text rev. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association; copyright 2000.] ...

  1. Criteria are met for a major depressive episode.
    Note: The major depressive episode must include Criterion A1: depressed mood. Do not include symptoms that are better accounted for as medication side effects or negative symptoms of schizophrenia.
  2. The major depressive episode is superimposed on and occurs only during the residual phase of schizophrenia.
  3. The major depressive episode is not due to the direct physiological effects of a substance or a general medical condition.

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