Bonus Content: Schizoaffective Disorder vs Schizophrenia
What are the differences between schizoaffective disorder and schizophrenia? While they both share the prefix “schizo,” they’re two separate diagnoses.
Hosts Rachel Star Withers and Gabe Howard divulge their personal experiences with psychosis, schizophrenia, and mental health conditions as they explore the newer termed condition of schizoaffective disorder.
Guest Dr. Michelle Maust from MindPath Care Centers joins to give a medical perspective on the differences in diagnosing these disorders.
About Our Guest
Michelle S. Maust is a psychiatrist with MindPath Care Centers. Dr. Maust earned her degree at the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville, VA. As a prior doctor for the United States Army, she has the tools to help those working through crises. She is very experienced and well-versed in her field, and uses her experience to tailor her treatment approach to the particular story of each individual client. Outside of work, Dr. Maust enjoys a variety of activities like crafting, cranking up the tunes, and working on a farm with her husband. She currently treats ages 18 and up in Raleigh, NC, where she specializes in depression, anxiety, PTSD, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder. http://www.mindpathcare.com