A. An uninterrupted period of illness during which, at some time, there is either a
Major Depressive Episode, a Manic Episoe, or a Mixed Episode concurrent with
symptoms that meet Criterion A for Schizophrenia.
Note: The Major Depressive Episode must include Criterion A1: depressed mood
B. During the same period of illness, there have been delusions or hallucinations for
at least 2 weeks in the absence of prominent mood symptom
C. Symptoms that meet criteria for a mood episode are present for substantial portion of the total duration of the active and residual periods of the illness.
D. The disturbance is not due to the direct physiological effects of a substance (e.g., a drug of abuse, a medication) or a general medical condition.
Bipolar Type: if the disturbance includes a Manic or a Mixed Episode (or a Manic or a Mixed Episode and Major Depressive Episodes)
Depressive Type: if the disturbance only includes Major Depressive Episodes