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Question: Why can brief psychotic disorder not last for longer than a month? What if the stressor itself lasts longer? than a month? What if the patient had psychosis for longer than a month spontaneously returned to normal functioning once the stressor was removed? Shouldn't the treatment be more like that for brief psychotic disorder, rather than schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder if the prognosis is different?

Answer: Because if it lasts for longer than the month, it counts as one of the other psychotic disorders. (Hence the term brief). Treatments vary based on client prognosis and eitology anyways, so yes, it should be different compaired to the onset and duration of the disorder.

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