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Table 2 Characteristics of index episodes requiring hospitalization in 21 patients with available records

From: Psychotic mania in glucose-6-phosphate-dehydrogenase-deficient subjects

Age/Gender Hospital diagnosis Delusions Hallucinations Loosening of Associations Additional Symptoms
66/F Manic-depressive illness Unspecified   + Mutism, Confusion
23/F Mixed psychosis Persecutory +   Agitation, Confusion
17/F Dissociative syndrome Thought broadcasting   + Agitation, Posturing, Rigidity
29/F Brief reactive psychosis Thought broadcasting, Guilt    
27/M Dissociative syndrome Grandiose, Scientific   + Agitation
29/M Dissociated mania Religious, Magic   + Agitation
32/M Psychomotor agitation Grandiose, Persecutory, Religious + + Agitation
35/M Manic-depressive psychosis Persecutory, Grandiose, Religious +   
22/M Schizoid disorder Grandiose, Persecutory    Stupor, Negativism, Confusion
34/M Confusional episode Being influenced, Grandiose +   Confusion
20/M Acute delusional psychosis Grandiose, Persecutory   + Agitation, Confusion
27/M Dissociative syndrome Religious, Grandiose + + Agitation
48/M Confusional episode Being influenced   + Mutism, Confusion
40/M Manic-depressive psychosis Being influenced    Blocking of speech
22/M Paranoid syndrome Grandiose, Scientific    Confusion, Posturing
44/M Dissociative syndrome Grandiose, Persecutory   + Stupor, Negativism
27/M Borderline syndrome Religious, Scientific + + Agitation
37/M Manic bipolar disorder Religious, Grandiose, Persecutory    Mutism
39/M Manic bipolar disorder Grandiose, Persecutory +   Agitation, Mutism, Posturing
47/M Mixed psychosis Persecutory, Jealousy +   Stereotypies, Posturing, Negativism
21/M Psychotic mania Religious, Persecutory + +  
  1. Note: Hospital diagnoses were based on various criteria used in Italy over the last three decades. In particular, the term dissociative syndrome refers to loosening of association, and is not related to DSM-IV dissociative disorders.