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Chronic (persistent) psychotic disorders

Chronic (persistent) psychotic disorders* - F29# (Clinical term: Schizophrenia Eu20). Includes schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorders, schizotypal disorder, persistent delusional disorders, induced delusional disorder, other non-organic psychotic disorders

* Chronic psychosis has become a pejorative term: persistent psychosis embraces the possibility of recovery.

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