The nurse is caring for a patient diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder. This disorder contains elements of schizophrenia and elements of which of the following disorders?
• According to the DSM-V, schizoaffective disorder refers to patients suffering from psychotic or schizophrenic symptoms with elements of a mood disorder, such as mania or depression.
• Incorrect: Personality disorder is incorrect because personality disorders and psychotic illnesses are not listed together on the same axis of the DSM-V.
• Incorrect: Thought disorder is incorrect because schizophrenia is considered a thought disorder.
• Incorrect: Patients with schizoaffective disorder do not have symptoms of