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disorder due to a general medical condition
episode with psychotic features
intoxication, both legal and illegal drugs
A comprehensive psychiatric history focusing on the
longitudinal characterization of the patient's current and
past symptoms. Information from multiple sources is helpful to improve
A comprehensive psychosocial history including academic
and interpersonal functioning and exposure to trauma or child maltreatment.
A comprehensive physical exam to rule out medical disease
as a cause of psychotic symptoms.
Laboratory evaluations and neuroimaging as clinically
Rating scales and neuropsychological testing if warranted
to assess for learning and developmental disability, which may contribute
to or confound diagnosis.