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Acute Schizophrenia (a-cute skiz-o-fre-ne-ah):
The height of symptoms of schizophrenia.

Affective Disorder (ah-feck-tiv dis-or-der):
A mental disorder in which the main symptom is an abnormal mood; usually depression or mania.

Affective Flattening:
Limited range and intensity of emotional expression. A "negative" symptom of schizophrenia.

Agranulocytosis (ah-gran-yu-lo-si-to-sis):
A serious condition in which white blood cells decrease in number or disappear altogether. This can be a side-effect of an antipsychotic medication called clozapine (brand name Clozaril


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